Jessica Sequeira is a writer and translator. She holds a BA from Harvard University and an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge. Her books include the novel A Furious Oyster, the story collection Rhombus and Oval, the essay collection Other Paradises: Poetic Approaches to Thinking in a Technological Age, and the hybrid work A Luminous History of the Palm. She has translated over twenty books by Latin American authors, and in 2019 was awarded the Premio Valle-Inclán for her translation of Sara Gallardo’s Land of Smoke. She also edits the magazine Firmament, published by Sublunary Editions, featuring new writing from around the world. Currently she lives between Chile and the UK, where she is completing a PhD at the Centre of Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge, and writing an experimental biography.