Antonio Malpica

Scenic Rights is the audiovisual co-agency of Lorenza Estandía literary agency. 

Antonio Malpica is among the most prolific and renowned writers in the realm of Children’s and Young Adult Literature in Mexico. Despite being interested in music, he decided to study computer engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). However, he opted to focus on his career in literature, all the while maintaining a level of involvement in the music scene and gradually stepping away from his engineering profession.

In addition to his extensive literary work, he co-founded “In-Crescendo”, an independent theater company, through which he successfully brought his own plays to the stage. His work is distinguished by the depth of its characters, its captivating plots, and the frequent inclusion of fantasy and mystery elements.

His work has received recognition and acclaim both nationally and internationally. His dedication to literature is further demonstrated through his involvement in workshops and conferences, where he promotes reading and creative writing among young people.



Malpica’s works have been honored multiple times, securing the “Gran Angular” Mexico Award on three occasions. Furthermore, he has received the El Barco de Vapor Award and the Norma International Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.

His name is also featured on the prestigious White Ravens list by the International Youth Library in Munich. Moreover, he is the first Mexican to receive the Ibero-American SM Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.

His literary works have been a commercial success, with tens of thousands of copies sold.