Department of English

Christopher Salerno, M.A, M.F.A.


Office: Preakness Hall 343
Phone: 973-720-3061
Office Hours: see link on menu

Department: English
Position: Professor

Area Specialization
Creative Writing, Poetry, Rhetoric and Composition


Sun & Urn (Georgia Poetry Prize, University of Georgia Press, 2017).

ATM  (Georgetown Review Press Poetry Prize, Georgetown College Press, 2014).

Minimum Heroic  (Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, 2010).

Whirligig  (Spuyten Duyvil Publishing House, 2006).

Academic Discourse: An Anthology of Student Writing. Second Edition. Co-edited with Susan Miller Cochran. (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2010).


Automatic Teller  (Laurel Review Midwest Poetry Chapbook Prize, 2013).

AORTA  (Poor Claudia, 2013). 

Journal Publications:

New York Times, American Poetry Review, Academy of American Poets, Boston Review, Fence, Denver Quarterly, Guernica, Colorado Review, Jubilat, Drunken Boat, Mississippi Review, Jacket, American Letters and Commentary, Laurel Review, The Journal, Asheville Poetry Review, Salt Hill, Tar River Poetry, LIT, Electronic Poetry Review, New Hampshire Review, Jacket, etc.


2014 New Jersey Council for the Arts Fellow.

Poetry Editor, "Map Literary"

Editor, Saturnalia Books