Gwen MacKeith completed her PhD at UCL on the Argentine fiction writer Antonio Dal Masetto. She now teaches a close reading course on the short story in Latin America in the Spanish and Latin American Studies department at UCL. Her special research interests include twentieth and twenty-first century Argentine fiction as well as literary translation, in particular the translation of poetry and of theatre. She is currently a research associate for the AHRC funded project, 'Out of the Wings', a new resource for theatre practitioners and researchers to access theatre from Spain and Spanish America in English translation. She is based in Department of Spanish and Spanish American Studies, King's College London.