I am an independent researcher and writer based in western Pennsylvania. I travel semi-regularly for archival research, conferences, as well as writing inspiration. My primary interests are in comparative and transnational poetry studies; poetry and modernity; Oscar Wilde studies; poetry and questions of translatability and historicity; and the relations between poetry and imprisonment.
In addition, I am an administrator for a patent agency that focuses on patenting computer technology-related intellectual property. I provide a range of general administrative services. The careful attention to detail and organization skills I learned and developed during my humanities training I apply to all my work. I hold a humanities PhD degree, have done international language training at universities in Germany, and also have a creative writing background.