Meet the Team

Leticia Berdecia
(ella/she/her)

Founder and Director

Leticia is currently acquiring a BA in Sociology at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR). As a rising senior, her interests include Literacy Intersectionalities in the Caribbean. She has done undergrad research at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research (III-UPR) and Guadaloupe.

Gabriel Torres
(él/he/him)

Editor in Chief

Studied comparative literature at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus. He has participated in art expos where he has presented various texts from reviews to poetry. He has also contributed to the “Jornada de Literatura” in 2019 celebrated at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedra campus.
Nicole Collazo Santana
(ella/she/her)

Art and Media Director

Nicole is pursuing a BA/MA in Journalism + Design and Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism at The New School. She is interested in arts and culture reporting, having written for Emperifollá, Viceversa Mag, and the New School Free Press.
Natalia Gulick de Torres
(ella/she/her)

Urban & Architectural Historian

Natalia is pursuing a Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University with a focus on Culture & Society. She writes for the Puerto Rican periodical El Adoquín Times and researches Iberoamerican architecture through the Cornell Institute for European Studies.
Ana Teresa Solá Rivière
(ella/she/her)

Writer

Ana Teresa will graduate this year with a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR). Solá has interviewed artistic creatives for the publication METAL Magazine in Barcelona, Spain, and covers society and culture for two other mediums: Her Campus UPR and Pulso Estudiantil. In addition, she is currently working as an Assistant Editor for the TV show Afrodescendientes on WIPR.  
Emilie Raboteur
(ella/she/her)

Outreach Coordinator

Emilie is acquiring a Master in Social Sciences at the University of Bordeaux (France). She is interested in the development of social innovations in the Antilles. She has done undergrad research on racism and racial identities at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research (III-UPR).
Roudhia Sellin
(ella/she/her)

Lead Translator and Staff Writer

Roudhia is from Guadeloupe and is studying Hispanic Studies in Bordeaux, France. Her interests include linguistics and colonial history. She enjoys her free time reading or traveling.
Paula Roque
(ella/she/her)

Writer

Paula is currently finishing her BA in Hispanic Studies with a minor in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. Her academic interests arefeministand decolonial theories in contemporary Puerto Rican literature. Her written work appears on Pulso Estudiantil and Revista Cruce.
Luis S. Rivera Jimenez
(él/he/him)

Writer

Luis Rivera Jimenez, Dominican and Puerto Rican. He is a multidisciplinary artist who works with physical and digital materials to explore the limits of the art object and experiences for possible reconfigurations and new imaginaries. He is the director of the artist-run gallery Albania Galería and part of the editors of Nítido Press, a magazine and digital platform dedicated to thinking and critical work on digital everyday life in the Caribbean between the Yucatan Peninsula and Puerto Rico. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Art History in the UPR-RP with an emphasis on pedagogy and the exploration of racial identities.
Roberto Guzmán Hernández
(él/he/him)

Writer

Roberto holds a BA in Cellular-Molecular Biology and Comparative Literature from the University of Puerto Rico and is currently pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. He is interested in literature pertaining to cities and music, and recently exploring the diasporic experience that it entails.

Jared Rafaelo

(él/he/him)

Voluntary Summer Intern, 2021

Jared Rafaelo is a puertorican actor, writer and interdisciplinary artist. Rafaelo is currently on the last semester of his BA in Digital Production with a minor in French. He has worked in many local productions including the award winning short film Mano Santa which was awarded at the Festival de Cine Europeo de Puerto Rico and the Caribbean historical fiction film Georgina. His interests include Art, Film, Literature and Social Sciences.