Andrés Barba

Andrés Barba (Madrid, 1975) is a Spanish writer and translator graduated in Hispanic Philology from the Complutense University of Madrid, with a degree in Philosophy. He has taught at Bowdoin College, the Complutense University of Madrid and Princeton University.

In 2003 he was a resident at the Spanish Academy in Rome. In 2004 he stayed at the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid. In 2016 he was invited by the British Council and Queen Mary University of London for a fellowship and in 2018 he received the prestigious Cullman Center Fellowship from the New York Public Library.

As a translator he is responsible for more than thirty versions, mostly into Spanish, of authors such as Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Herman Melville, Thomas De Quincey, Lewis Carroll, Rebecca West, Allen Ginsberg, J.R. Ackerley, Scott Fitzgerald, Dylan Thomas, Edgar Lee Masters, among many others.

He is the co-founder, along with the painter Alberto Pina (with whom he lived at the Spanish Academy in Rome), of the publishing house of artists' books [ El cañón de Garibaldi]. And he held an exhibition of all their work together at the New York Public Library in 2022.

He is married to writer and translator Carmen M. Caceres, with whom he has translated and written in collaboration and with whom he has a son and a daughter. He currently resides in Argentina. Provided by Wikipedia
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