Marcos Giralt Torrente (Madrid, 1968) is a Spanish multi award-winning writer. He has published novels, collections of short stories and a memoir. 2014 ws his great debut in the English market with 3 works translated into English. In 2011 he won the Spanish National Book Award.
Margaret Jull Costa has been a literary translator for nearly thirty years and has translated many novels and short stories by Portuguese, Spanish and Latin American writers, including Javier Marias, Fernando Pessoa, Jose Saramago, Bernardo Atxaga and Ramon del Valle-Inclan.