Tom Boll received his PhD from University College London where he taught in the departments of English and Spanish. From 2004 to 2007 he was Assistant Director of the Poetry Translation Centre based in London. He has edited bilingual editions of the contemporary Mexican poets Coral Bracho and David Huerta, and has published on poetry and translation. His first monograph, Octavio Paz and T. S. Eliot: Modern Poetry and the Translation of Influence, will be published by Legenda in 2011. He is a Visiting Research Fellow in the department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at King’s College London.