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

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 

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