Juana Silva Puerta is a translator and cultural manager. She holds degrees in Modern Languages (2014) and Literary Studies (2015) from the Pontiﬁcia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. In 2016 she completed a Master's degree in Translation and Literature at the University of Essex in the United Kingdom. Between 2017 and 2020 she coordinated the children’s and young adult programming for the Bogotá International Book Fair. Fiebre Tropical is her first translated novel. She currently lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband.