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

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

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

Teach and research in contemporary world poetry and narrative, form, translation, human rights, torture, mourning and commemoration, cartography, exile, theories of space and place, urban studies Work in Spanish, English, and French Currently preoccupied with disappearance, form, framing, and suspension With new lyric forms With our lyric future

Poet, translator. the deering hour forthcoming from Ornithopter Press in 2021