René Märtin (born 1971), therapist, coach and author, has lived and worked since 2010 in the ‘City of Peace’ Osnabrück, Germany. Oh, Land (2015) is the author’s first bilingual publication, transferred into English by Gregory Barrett. In 2011 he published the verse narrative ‘Sound of Rescue’ (Norderstedt) and the literary debut of the American author Louis Marshall Gould, who lives in Sweden, ‘The Virgin Chronicles and Song Book’ (Stockholm). Previous publications in 2008 included the poetry volume ‘Durch Wüste und Himmel’ and ‘Nästa år, nästa år’ (Norderstedt and Helsinki). In the same year he also published the volume ‘Hjärteblod på rymmen’ by the Swedish poet Björn GA Donobauer (Helsinki).