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Three Percent #184: Valerie Miles on Granta’s Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists 2

To kick off a month of features on the new Granta Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists” issue, Chad talked with editor/translator Valerie Miles about the process of selecting these 25 authors amid a pandemic, about the shifts in demographics between the first list (from 2010) and this one, about voice and the importance of translators, and much more. Stay tuned all month for coverage of all the authors included in this issue along with bonus podcasts, videos, and the like.

You can read the entirety of Valerie’s introduction to this issue here. And tune in on May 6th at 1:30 ET to this event sponsored by Harvard to hear Valerie talk with Mateo García Elizondo, Dainerys Machado Vento, and Michel Nieva, all of whom are featured on the list.

This episode’s music is “A Plate in My Honor” by Ron Gallo.

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