Pablo Martín Ruiz studied literature and linguistics at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and completed a PhD in comparative literature at Princeton University. He is associate professor of Latin American literature at Tufts University. In addition to academic articles, he has published travel pieces, translations, and palindromes. He wrote a book of literary criticism called Four Cold Chapters on the Possibility of Literature Leading Mostly to Borges and Oulipo, published by Dalkey Archive in 2014. He is a founding member of the Outranspo. He enjoys writing texts as different from each other as possible.