Flávia Rocha has an MFA in writing/poetry from Columbia University and was an editor for thirteen years of Rattapallax magazine. She has three books of poetry: A Casa Azul ao Meio-Dia (Travessa dos Editores, 2005), Quartos Habitáveis (Confraria do Vento, 2009), and Um País (Confraria do Vento, 2015). Her poems, essays and translations have appeared in magazines in Brazil, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, and Romania, among other countries. As a journalist, she was a reporter for Brazilian magazines Casa Vogue, República, Bravo! and Carta Capital. Rocha is also a founder of Academia Internacional de Cinema, and a co-writer for the feature film Birds of Neptune (2015) and the forthcoming projects Anatomy of the Sun and The Stags.