Liliana Valenzuela has translated the works of Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, Denise Chávez, Nina Marie Martínez, Ana Castillo, Dagoberto Gilb, Richard Rodriguez, Rudolfo Anaya, Cristina García, Gloria Anzaldúa and many other writers. In 2006, she received the Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation. As a poet, her most recent collection is Codex of Love: Bendita Ternura (FlowerSong Press, 2020). She is also a contributor to the podcast www.hablemosescritoras.com. A native of Mexico City, she lives and works in Austin, Texas.