Valerie Miles is an American writer, translator, and editor living in Barcelona. She was the editorial director of Emecé Editores and associate director of Alfaguara, and for several years oversaw the New York Review Books classics collection in Spanish. In 2003 she co-founded Granta en español, now a project of Galaxia Gutenberg. Her articles and stories have appeared in The New York Times, El País, La Vanguardia, and in magazines such as the Paris Review, Harper’s, and Granta. Miles translates from the Spanish and Catalán and is a professor in the postgraduate program for literary translation at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Her first book, A Thousand Forests in One Acorn: An Anthology of Spanish Language Fiction, was published by Open Letter in 2014.