Manel Ollé (Barcelona, 1962) is a professor in the Humanities at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and in the Bloom School of Literature. He has published four books on poetry and a catalan short stories anthology. He writes literary criticism in different media. He has translated Honoré de Balzac, Gao Xingjian, Pu Songling and Chinese Classical Poetry. He has also published essays and articles on Chinese history.