Richard von Sturmer

Richard von Sturmer is a New Zealand writer who lives and works in upstate New York. Two collections of his prose-poetry have been published in New Zealand: WE XEROX YOUR ZEBRAS (Modern House, 1989), and NETWORK OF DISSOLVING THREADS (Auckland University Press, 1991). More recently his work has appeared in AN ANTHOLOGY OF NEW ZEALAND POETRY IN ENGLISH (Oxford University Press, 1997), and HAIKU WORLD: AN INTERNATIONAL POETRY ALMANAC (Kodansha International, 1997). NAVY Cliff Verses were written between 1996 and 1998. E-mail: