Fionn Petch was born in Scotland, lived in Mexico City for twelve years, and is now based in Berlin. He translates fiction, poetry and plays from the Spanish and the French, and also specialises in books and exhibition catalogues on art and architecture. He has curated multidisciplinary exhibitions, and worked for film and literature festivals. He holds a doctorate in philosophy from the National University of Mexico (UNAM), on the concept of persuasion in early Greek thought. He’s the translator of Fireflies by Luis Sagasti and The Distance Between Us by Renato Cisneros, both published by Charco Press.