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
Me llaman heroe (They Call Me a Hero)
Down and Delirious in Mexico City

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Punk enough.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Probably an overloaded pizza.

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

A. Doodling inappropriately.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. The man who dives into the Mexico City sewer for a living.

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

A. In a nice, exterior elevator.

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