Robert Kerbeck is the founder of the Malibu Writers Circle and a three-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, a national literary award. Based on his short stories, he was selected for mentorship by the managing editor of Tin House. One of those stories was adapted into the award-winning film, Reconnected, which has been accepted at film festivals all over the world. Reconnected won the audience award for Best Film at the New Hope Film Festival and received award nominations at the Madrid International Film Festival for Best Lead Actor (Robert), Best Lead Actress (Barbara Bain), and Best Director (SJ Main).
Robert’s writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The Normal School, Atticus Review, Serving House Journal, upstreet, Zone 3, Gargoyle, Cream City Review, Cortland Review, Exposition Review, and The MacGuffin. His essay based on his experience with O.J. Simpson was featured on Narratively. His first play, Putin And The Snowman, had two runs Off-Broadway. A lifetime member of The Actors Studio, Robert has worked extensively in theater, film, and television, appearing in lead roles in major shows and earning several awards.A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Robert currently lives in Malibu and owns a corporate intelligence firm.