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Dr. Rojo Robles is a Puerto Rican writer, playwright, filmmaker, and professor. As an interdisciplinary artist, he strives to explore the porous relationships between fictional worlds, dreamscapes, cinematic imagination, political action, and daily life. Since 2004 he directs El kibutz del deseo, an independent project dedicated to producing plays, films, and publishing fiction.

Robles graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras with a B.A. in Theater and a Master in Comparative Literature. He holds a Ph.D. in Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures from the Graduate Center, CUNY.  Robles is currently a lecturer in Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

Photo by Jorge Luna