Mauricio Bonnett (Colombia, 1961) is a writer, scriptwriter and film director, and he has lived in Englandsince 1987. He has worked on documentary and fiction projects in the U.K., Canadaand Spain. He currently works on several fiction projects and prepares a documentary about the Latin American literary boom of the sixties and seventies. His first novel, La mujer en el umbral, published in 2006, was critically acclaimed, as was his second novel, El triunfo de la muerte, published in 2010.