José Francisco Fernández is Senior Lecturer in English literature at the University of Almería, Spain. His most recent work focuses on the narrative of Samuel Beckett and his reception in Spain, including articles on Beckett published in specialized journals such as Journal of the Short Story in English, Journal of Beckett Studies, AUMLA, Studi Irlandesi and Arcadia, among others. He has also translated into Spanish three novels and three short stories by Samuel Beckett. His translation of Texts for Nothing was awarded with the AEDEAN translation prize in 2016. He teaches Anglo-Irish literature in the Master’s Degree in English Studies at the National Distance Education University (UNED) and is general editor of the journal Estudios Irlandeses.