MFA in Creative Writing from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder, CO (spring 2012); BA in German/English from Mary Washington College (now University) in Fredericksburg, Virginia (spring 1982); German, French and English at the University of Vienna’s Institute for Translator and Interpreter Training (now Center for Translation Studies) (1984-1985); Seminar for Foreign Language Teachers at Waldorf Schools in Nuremberg, Germany (1994-1995); seminars with the Community of Translators in Vienna and the Vienna Poetry School in Vienna, Austria.
In addition, Certified Hypnotist (since 2015) with the International Association of Counselors and Therapists, trained by Kristin Prevallet in Hastings on Hudson, NY, as well as practitioner of the Art of Channeling, trained by Rhiannon Augenthaler in Vienna, Austria (2008).
Born and raised in the United States, after many years in the German-speaking world, I continue my meditative and artistic practices by involving myself with healing and trance, by examining language, foreign language, poetry and prose.
Photo: In a Parisian Cafe
by Sophie Gertrude Strohmeier-Keel