Josu Landa has worked as a professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy of UNAM since 1988. Among his works of literary theory are Poética (2002), Canon city (2010), and the collections Tanteos (2009) and Ensayes (2014). His works on ethics include De archivos muertos y parques humanos en el planeta de los nimios (1999) and Éticas de crisis: cinismo, epicureísmo, estoicismo (2012). Among his verse collections are Treno a la mujer que se fue con el tiempo (1996), Estros (2006), and Extinciones (2012 and 2014). His most recent books are Anafábulas (2013 and 2014) and La balada de Cioran y otras exhalaciones (2016). He has translated Piedra de sol by Octavio Paz and Muerte sin fin by José Gorostiza to Basque. For his creative work, he was awarded the Premio Carlos Pellicer de Poesía in 1996 and the Orden Andrés Bello in 1997. He has received a grant from the DAAD in Germany, and has participated on various occasions in Mexico's Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.