Liliana Valenzuela is the author of Codex of Love: Bendita Ternura (FlowerSong Books, 2020), and Codex of Journeys: Bendito Camino (Mouthfeel Press, 2013). A writer, poet, translator, journalist, and editor, her poetry has appeared in Edinburgh Review, Indiana Review, Tigertail, Huizache, Borderlands, Drunken Boat, and other publications. An acclaimed translator of U.S. Latinx writers such as Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, Denise Chávez, Dagoberto Gilb, Cristina García, and many others, Valenzuela is the former editor of ¡Ahora Sí!, the Spanish weekly of the Austin American-Statesman. An inaugural CantoMundo fellow and a long-time Macondo Writers Workshop member, Valenzuela streams podcasts at https://www.hablemosescritoras.com/. A native of Mexico City, she holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin.