Valerie Miles is an American writer, editor and translator who lives in Barcelona. In 2003, she co-founded Granta en español, which she now oversees under the independent publishing house Galaxia Gutenberg. Her first book, A Thousand Forests in One Acorn was published in English by Open Letter in 2014. She has worked closely with the Bolaño estate in reading through his archive material and preparing work for publication, which grew into the first exhibition of his unpublished papers, Archivo Bolaño, 1977 - 2003. She writes and reviews for publications including the New York Times, The Paris Review and El País. She translates from the Spanish and Catalán and is a professor in the postgraduate program for literary translation at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.