Luis Sánchez-Cuñat is the author of numerous collections of short stories, novellas and novels, published in Spain before Sánchez-Cuñat came to Australia. Among these are Historias de mestizos (short stories, 1971), El criollo estaba con una india (short stories, 1970), Con resplandor de brasa en las espaldas (novella, 1974), En la muerte de Santa Cruz Jaramillo (novella, 1972), Mundo de hierba y agua (novella, 1974), Muerte de un guerrillero (novella, 1977) and El tifon y la conjura (novel, 1977) which was also translated into Portuguese and published in Brazil under the title Intriga no Barrio Chines (1983).
Since migrating to Australia, Sánchez-Cuñat has obtained his Ph.D from Monash University and has lived in Adelaide. He has continued to write in Spanish, with his work being published both in Australia and overseas. [Source: Spanish Fiction Writing in Australia, pp. 50-51]