Aurelio Major (1963) is a poet, translator, and editor. He was editorial director of Octavio Paz’s Editorial Vuelta, and of Tusquets Editores, among other publishers in Mexico and Barcelona, and is currently editorial consultant for several European publishing groups. He has edited in Spanish the works of Basil Bunting and George Oppen, and is translator of the work of Eliot Weinberger and Susan Sontag. His edition, with an introduction, of Edmund Wilson’s Selected Critical Writings was published in 2008. He is co-founding editor, with Valerie Miles, of the Spanish edition of Granta magazine.
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