Photo: Universidad de Guadalajara
Florentino Solano holds a teaching degree. A writer, translator, promoter of reading, musician, and farm laborer, he has published the books Todos los sueños el sueño, Ñu’u xí’ín in ka ñùú (La luz y otras noches), Cerrarás los ojos para no ver, and Ñà kúnì tá’án yó xí’ín in ka tu’un válí (El amor y otras minificciones). His texts have been published in a number of anthologies and online journals. He was a winner of the San Quintín Joven Prize, and in 2021 he received both the Premio de Literaturas Indígenas de América for his chronicle La danza de las balas and the Premio Nezahualcóyotl de Literatura en Lenguas Mexicanas for his work Tákúu ndi'i tachi si'í yu (Todas las voces de mi madre). His works have been translated into several languages.