Iridian Larrinaga was born and raised in Tijuana, Mexico. She moved to San Diego to attend University of California, San Diego where she received her Bachelor’s in Spanish Literature in 2018. She finished her Master’s in Education and teaching credential at UCSD in 2019. On her free time she enjoys dancing, writing, going to concerts and music festivals. Her favorite writer is Juan Rulfo and she has great admiration for Frida Kahlo.