Humberto Ballesteros Capasso (Bogotá, 1979) is a Colombian author. He has published poetry and short stories in the United States and Colombia. He won La Movida Literaria magazine’s National Short Novel Prize in 2009. In 2010 his novel Razones para destruir una ciudad won the The City of Bogotá National Fiction Prize. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Italian and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York City.