Hilario Peña

Scenic Rights is the audiovisual co-agency of Hilario Peña.

Hilario Peña -pseudonym of Alejandro Pedro González Garduño- is a Mexican writer known for his works in the noir and thriller genres.

He has earned acclaim for his skill in blending humor, social critique, and tension within his narratives, frequently delving into Mexico’s social and political landscape.

Peña is the author of multiple novels that have garnered positive reception from both critics and readers. These works are distinguished by their complex characters, captivating storylines, and profound examination of contemporary Mexican reality.



Peña was awarded the Bellas Artes “José Rubén Romero” Prize and received an honorable mention at the 10th “Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz” International Literature Contest.

His Detective Malasuerte series has been successful in terms of reviews and sales, notable for featuring a humorous and lovable protagonist who deviates from the traditional detective archetype.