Will H. Corral is author and editor of thirteen books, the most recent of which are The Contemporary Spanish American Novel: Bolaño and After (2013) El error del acierto )2nd. ed. 2013), Vargas Llosa: la batalla en las ideas (2012), Bolaño traducido: nueva literatura mundial (2011), and Cartografía occidental de la novela hispanoamericana (2010). A native of Ecuador who lives in San Francisco, he received his PhD from Columbia University, and has taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Stanford University. He has held Fulbright distinguished researcher fellowships in Argentina and Ecuador and is a regular contributor to journals like Letras Libres.