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Richard von Sturmer

Richard von Sturmer

Richard von Sturmer is a New Zealand writer who has had published two books, We Xerox Your Zebras (Modern House, 1988) and A Network of Dissolving Threads (Auckland University Press, 1991). As well as being a lyricist for several New Zealand bands, including Blam Blam Blam, he and his wife, Amala Wrightson, toured the country in the 1980s as the performing duo, The Humanimals. From 1993 to 2003 he lived and worked at the Rochester Zen Center, a Buddhist community in upstate New York. During that time his work appeared regularly in literary journals and anthologies. He has now returned to live in New Zealand.

List of Publications

We Xerox Your Zebras (Modern House, 1988)
A Network of Dissolving Threads (Auckland University Press, 1991)
Suchness: zen poetry and prose (HeadworX, 2005)























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