Cristina Rivera Garza is a Mexican author, translator, and critic living and working in the U.S. Recent titles in translation include: The Iliac Crest, trans. Sarah Booker (The Feminist Press, 2017), and The Taiga Syndrome, trans. Jill Levine and Aviva Kana (Dorothy Project, 2018). She is a Distinguished Professor of the Department of Hispanic Studies and director of the PhD in Hispanic Studies with a Concentration in Creative Writing in Spanish at the University of Houston.