Born in Birmingham, England Moved north to the Moray Firth, then to San Diego, Santa Barbara, Austin, Sevilla, Berkeley, back to Santa Barbara, the Alps, Paris, Boston And now New Jersey And back and forth to Sevilla

Wanted to become a flautist, lounge singer, baker, geologist, or to teach literature PhD in Comparative Literature

Teach at Rutgers Assistant Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature Former New Faculty Fellow of American Council of Learned Societies Lecturer in History and Literature at Harvard before joining Rutgers

Interested in poetry and narrative, human rights, torture, translation, cartography, exile, genre studies, postcolonial studies, architectural theory Work in Spanish, English, and French Currently preoccupied with disappearance, form, framing, and suspension