Bio details

Degrees
B.A. in Economics with honors, Princeton University
License d’économie, Université de Lyon, France
M.A. and Ph.D. in Literature, with special distinction, University of Toronto
M.F.A, Sarah Lawrence College, New York

Teaching
University of Toronto, New School University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (assistant prof), Poets & Writers, The Pacific Center, Richard Hugo House, senior centers, family shelters, private schools, under my own roof under the sky

Writing
Poems can be found in BigCityLit, Lumina, Interpoezia, poetz.com (“Buy Nothing Day” issue), and other journals and anthologies. Poetry commemorating 9/11 was anthologized and broadcast on CBC’s Outfront.  Essays have appeared in The Writer’s Chronicle, in a collection on the experimental sculpture of bookartist Doug Beube, and elsewhere.

Other work includes an interdisciplinary study of modernist experimentation in the arts, called Pulling the Maps From Under Us:  Modernist Revisions of Space, Power, and Identity.  In process are an experimental novella and a fantasy novel for children.

Performances and Talks
Multiple venues, from universities and literary conferences to cafes and cathedrals (Water Sines in Seattle).

Other
Chair of the de Weille-Ogier Foundation, supporting Dutch youth in the arts.
Dancing (sculpting the air) Sculpting (dancing with substance)
Other languages:  Danish, Dutch, French