Daniel Hernandez

Daniel Hernandez is a freelance journalist in Mexico City and a contributor at the Mexico City bureau of the Los Angeles Times. He is a former staff writer of the Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly. His journalism has appeared over a variety of platforms and regions, including All Things Considered and Latino USA on NPR, The Guardian, El País, and Gatopardo. Daniel is a native of San Diego and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

Books by this Author

They Call Me a Hero
Down and Delirious in Mexico City

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Punk enough.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A great meal with great people, a beach on the Pacific, and ceviche.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. In a nice, exterior elevator.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Doodling inappropriately.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, frankness, candor.

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