As the resident poet at EcoHealth Alliance, my verse finds inspiration these days in the spectre of future pandemics. For my dissertation at LMU's Amerika-Institut, I'm anatomizing the poetics of E. A. Robinson's sonnets. I also teach English at Münchner Volkshochschule and lead the Amerikahaus Literary Circle.
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.