Brendan Riley

Brendan Riley Brendan Riley (born 1966) has worked for many years as a teacher and translator. He holds degrees in English from Santa Clara University and Rutgers University. In addition to being an ATA Certified Translator of Spanish to English, Riley has also earned certificates in Translation Studies and Applied Literary Translation from U.C. Berkeley and the University of Illinois, respectively. His reviews and translations have appeared in Numéro Cinq, Three Percent, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, New California Writing 2013, Bookslut, Asymptote, Publishers Weekly, and The New York Times. His translation of Eloy Tizón’s story “The Mercury in the Thermometers” was included in Best European Fiction 2013. Other translations in print include Massacre of the Dreamers by Juan Velasco Moreno, and Hypothermia by Álvaro Enrigue, which was named a TLS Best Book 0f 2013. Forthcoming translations include Caterva by Juan Filloy, and The Great Latin American Novel by Carlos Fuentes.