Department of English

Timothy Liu, M.A.


Office: Preakness Hall 339
Phone: 973-720-3567
Office Hours: see link on menu

Department: English
Position: Professor

Area Specialization
Poetry and Poetics, Creative Writing, Modern and Contemporary Literature.

Book Publications:

Don't Go Back To Sleep. Saturnalia Books, 2014.

Polytheogamy. Saturnalia Books, 2009. Poems by Timothy Liu, paintings by Greg Drasler.

Bending the Mind Around the Dream's Blown Fuse. Talisman House, 2009. Poems by Timothy Liu.

For Dust Thou Art. Southern Illinois University Press, 2005. Poems by Timothy Liu.

Of Thee I Sing. University of Georgia Press, 2004. Poems by Timothy Liu.

Word of Mouth: An Anthology of Gay American Poetry. Talisman House, 2000. Edited by Timothy Liu.

Hard Evidence. Talisman House, 2001. Poems by Timothy Liu.

Say Goodnight. Copper Canyon Press, 1998. Poems by TImothy Liu.

Burnt Offerings. Copper Canyon Press, 1995. Poems by Timothy Liu.

Vox Angelica. Alice James Books, 1992. Poems by Timothy Liu.

Awards and Honors:

2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses. Pushcart Press, 2011.

2009 Case Visiting Writer, Western Illinois University, Macomb.

2008 Distinguished Visiting Writer, Tulane University, New Orleans.

2005 Faculty excellence Award in Scholarship from William Paterson University.

2004 Book-of-the-Year Award in Poetry from Publishers Weekly.

2002 Best American Poetry (Robert Creeley, ed.). Scribners, 2002.

2002 Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

2001 Distinguished Visiting Writer, University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

2000 Open Book Beyond Margins Award from the PEN American Center.

1997 Holloway Lecturer. University of California, Berkeley.

1992 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America.