Xavier Farré is a poet, translator of Polish and Slovenian. He works at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He has translated authors such as Zbigniew Herbert, Czesław Miłosz, Adam Zagajewski, Olga Tokarczuk or Magdalena Tulli among other Polish authors, and Aleš Debeljak, Lojze Kovačič or Tomaž Šalamun from Slovenian. He has published 5 volumes of poetry and a book of essays on poetry and identity. He also has numerous articles on translation and poetry in physical and electronic journals.