Marília Librandi-Rocha is Assistant Professor of Luso-Brazilian and Latin American Literature and Cultures at Stanford University. She is the author of Maranhão-Manhattan. Ensaios de Literatura Brasileira (2009), book reviewed in Luso-Brazilian Review, by Christopher T. Lewis (2014); and in Brazil/Brasil. A Journal of Brazilian Literature (2013), by Valéria M. Souza. She is the editor of Poemas-Vida (2008), an anthology of poems by Jacob Pinheiro Goldberg.
She is currently completing her next book-length project, Writing by Ear: Clarice Lispector and The Aural Novel. Her other projects-in-progress are, Trans-American Echoes: João Guimarães Rosa Resonances, and Outside/Inside Literature and Ethnography, from Tristes Tropiques to the Guarani Kaiowá letter, and the Amerindian poetics in South America.
She is co-editing with Jamille Pinheiro Dias, Transpoetic Exchange: Haroldo de Campos, Octavio Paz and other Multiversal Dialogues, an anthology including scholarly texts and poems by André Vallias, Jerome Rothenberg, Antonio Cicero, Keijiro Suga, Marjorie Perloff, Odile Cisneros, Charles Perrrone, among others.
Her recent articles have appeared in Culture, Theory & Critique, Critical Studies in Improvisation, Ellipsis, Mantis,Luso-Brazilian Review, Estudos de Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea, Literatura e Sociedade, Letteratura D’America.A dossier on “Theories of the Contemporary in South America,” co-edited with Héctor Hoyos, has recently being launched by Revista de Estudios Hispánicos.
She is co-Executive Editor (with Vincent Barletta) of the literary Journal of Lusophone Studies (former ellipsis,) of the American Portuguese Studies Association. At Stanford, she coordinates (with Hector Hoyos and Ximena Briceño,) the research group, Materia, and (with Vincent Barletta) the digital collaborative project, Sense & Sound.