Agustín Reyes Torres works as Assistant Professor in the Language and Literature Education Department at the Universitat de València where he currently lectures and researches on topics related to education and English language teaching, with special emphasis on children’s literature. He holds an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Iowa (USA) and a Ph.D. in English Philology from the Universitat de València. He has lectured an extensive range of courses at the University of Virginia, Semester at Sea and Middlebury College (USA). His publications include several articles on postcolonial studies, multicultural literature and the use of literature in the foreign language classroom. He is the author of Walter Mosley’s Detective Novels: The creation of a Black Subjectivity (2008) and Thinking through Children’s Literature in the Classroom (2014). In 2012, he codirected the I International Conference “Teaching Literature in English for Young Learners” in the Faculty of Education at the University of Valencia. He is the editor of the academic journal Miríada Hispánica founded in 2010.