After graduating in Spanish and French, Chris Lloyd lived in Catalonia for over twenty years, besides brief spells in Bilbao and Madrid, where he worked as a teacher, in ELT publishing and as a translator. Now living in Wales, he works as a freelance translator and writer. He translates mainly academic and arts texts and has written a number of travel books for Rough Guides. He now writes the Elisenda Domènech series of crime novels set in Catalonia, the first of which, City of Good Death, was published in 2015.
For Crude Words, Chris translated an excerpt from Francisco Suniaga’s novel The Other Island.
For The Football Crónicas, Chris translated ‘Football’s Strangest Kidnapping’ by Álex Ayala Ugarte.