Rui Torres


Member Since September 27, 2005


Rui Torres ( is a scholar and a writer interested in studying the relation between hypermedia, poetry, and criticism. He was born in Porto, Portugal, in 1973, where he studied Communication Sciences. He moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the USA, to get a Masters degree and a PhD in Literature, and returned to Portugal in 1997, where he integrated the faculty of the Department of Communication Sciences of Fernando Pessoa University. There he also coordinates CETIC, a Center for Cyberliterature Studies. He is currently doing Post-Doctoral research, studying Portuguese and Brazilian experimental and digital poetry. His articles and digital poems are available at