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. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, frankness, candor.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

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

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

A. Doodling inappropriately.

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

A. Probably an overloaded pizza.

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