Marcelo Cohen is an Argentinean writer, translator, and literary critic. He is the author of more than twenty books and has translated more than sixty works—including those of Shakespeare, Fernando Pessoa, T.S. Eliot, and Raymond Roussel—into Spanish. In 2004, he received the Premio Konex, and he previously received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation.
Frances Riddle lives in Buenos Aires, where she works as a translator, writer, and editor. She holds an MA in translation studies from the University of Buenos Aires and a BA in Spanish literature. Her book-length publications include A Simple Story by Leila Guerriero (New Directions, 2017); Bodies of Summer by Martín Felipe Castagnet (Dalkey Archive Press, 2017); Slum Virgin by Gabriela Cabezón Cámara (Charco Press, 2017); and The Life and Deaths of Ethel Jurado (Hispabooks, 2017).