Alejandro Palomas has an MA in Poetics from the New College of San Francisco. He has translated Katherine Mansfield, Françoise Sagan, and Gertrude Stein among others. He received the Spanish National Prize for Children & Young Adult Literature in 2016 for his novel Un fils (A Son), written in the Catalan language. A writer in both Catalan and Spanish, he has authored screenplays, a poetry collection and ten works of fiction, including the novels Una Madre (A Mother) and Un perro (A Dog), part of a trilogy which will be completed this year. His work has been translated into ten languages.