Timothy Liu

Timothy Liu (Liu Ti Mo) was born in San Jose, California. He is the author of Polytheogamy; Bending the Mind Around the Dream’s Blown FuseFor Dust Thou Art (; Of Thee I Sing, selected by Publishers Weekly as a 2004 Book-of-the-Year; Hard Evidence; Say Goodnight, which received the PEN Open Book Margins Award; Burnt Offerings; and Vox Angelica, which won the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award. He has also edited Word of Mouth: An Anthology of Gay American Poetry,. Translated into ten languages, Liu’s poems have appeared in such places as Best American Poetry, Bomb, Grand Street, Kenyon Review, The Nation, New American Writing, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, The Pushcart Prize, Virginia Quarterly Review and The Yale Review. His journals and papers are archived in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. Liu is a Professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey and a member of the Core Faculty at Bennington College’s Writing Seminars in Vermont; he lives in New York City with his husband.

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Festival Poets Reading
Eavan Boland, Eduardo C. Corral, Timothy Liu
First Peddie Baptist Memorial Church

Conversation: Poetry and Pride
Dan Bellm, Henri Cole, Nikky Finney, Timothy Liu
Victoria Theatre

Conversation: Going Public with Private Feelings
Nicky Beer, Richard Blanco, Sharon Dolin, Timothy Liu
Trinity & St. Philip’s Cathedral


Festival Poet Readings
Richard Blanco, Dorianne Laux, Timothy Liu, Thomas Lux
North Star Academy Gym