Yuri Herrera (Actopan, Mexico, 1970) is a political scientist, editor, and contemporary Mexican writer.
His first novel to appear in English, Signs Preceding the End of the World (trans. Lisa Dillman, And Other Stories), was published to great critical acclaim in 2015 and included in many Best-of-Year lists, including The Guardian's Best Fiction and NBC News’s Ten Great Latino Books, going on to win the 2016 Best Translated Book Award. As of 2017, three of his novels have been translated in to English by And Other Stories.
He is currently teaching at the Tulane University, in New Orleans.