Born and raised on O'ahu, I now live in Maxvorstadt. As the resident poet at EcoHealth, my verse finds inspiration these days in the specter of future pandemics. For my dissertation at Amerika-Institut (LMU), I'm anatomizing the prosody of E. A. Robinson's sonnets. I also tutor writing, teach English, and lead a book club.
by Mark Olival-Bartley for Rita There once was a wordsmith in Munich who sported a Kerala-hewn tunic; although riding the same bridge as the writers of Cambridge, her path was a Joycean runic. Note: A recitation can be heard here.