Fernando A. Flores was born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and raised in the U.S. His debut novel, Tears of the Trufflepig, was released May 2019 by MCD x FSG Originals.
He is also the author of the story collection Death to the Bullshit Artists of South Texas, released by Host Publications in 2018.
Fernando was the recipient of a 2014 literary award from the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation. His fiction and poetry have appeared in various publications since 2006, and was featured as one of Ten Writers to Watch in the October 2015 issue of Texas Monthly. He lives in Austin, Texas, and is married to the poet Taisia Kitaiskaia.
As a photographer he had his first solo exhibition at South Texas College the fall of the year 2010.