As the resident poet at EcoHealth, my verse finds inspiration these days in the spectre of global pandemics. At LMU Munich's Amerika-Institut, where I tutor composition and poetics, I'm anatomizing the sonnets of E. A. Robinson for my dissertation. I also teach at Münchner Volkshochschule and Amerikahaus.
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.