Rebeca C. Rivera-Robayo
DLitt Candidate, English, Drew University
MA, English, Brooklyn College, CUNY
BA, Creative Writing, Hunter College, CUNY
Rebeca C. Rivera-Robayo is a native New Yorker. She graduated in 2008 with a B.A.
in Creative Writing from Hunter College and in 2014 with an M.A. in Literature from
Brooklyn College. Her first chapbook, City Doodles, was published in 2011. She was lead editor and contributing writer at New York Minute Magazine and a freelance journalist for The Bronx Times and the Sullivan County Democrat. She is currently teaching English Composition at SUNY Orange and is pursuing her
doctoral degree at Drew University.
Advises: Creative Writing Club
Courses: Basic Writing Skills, Reading & Study Skills, Freshman English 1, Freshman English
2, American Literature: 1865 to the Present, Contemporary Short Story, Latin American
Publications: Editorial Board Member, Sundress Publications
Research Interests: Latino Literature, Contemporary Poetry and Literature, Memoirs
SUNY Orange Campus Involvement: Committee for Institutional Diversity and Equity, English Deptarment Poetry Month, SOARS Reader