Juancho, Baile | José Ardila | Granta

Juancho, Baile

José Ardila

Translated by Lindsay Griffiths & Adrián Izquierdo

José Ardila

José Ardila (1985) was born in Chigorodó, Colombia, and has lived in Medellín for almost twenty years. He is the author of Divagaciones en el interior de una ballena and Libro del tedio, and he is currently working on his first novel.

Photograph © Pablo Restrepo Giraldo

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Translated by Lindsay Griffiths

Lindsay Griffiths is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at Princeton University. She is the translator of Mercedes Cebrián’s Burp: Adventures in Eating and Cooking, and the co-translator, with Adrián Izquierdo, of the forthcoming translation of Uno nunca sabe por qué grita la gente by Mario Michelena.

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Translated by Adrián Izquierdo

Adrián Izquierdo is an Assistant Professor at Baruch College, City University of New York, where he teaches courses on great works of literature, translation studies and Renaissance literature.

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