Poetry. Asian American Studies. Gay and Lesbian Studies. Timothy Liu is a gifted poet who has received a Norma Farber First Boom Award in 1992 for his first book VOX ANGELICA. His subsequent books of poems, BURNT OFFERINGS and SAY GOODNIGHT, were both finalists for the Lambda Literary Award. His is also the editor of WORD OF MOUTH: AN ANTHOLOGY OF GAY AMERICAN POETRY. Liu is a frequent contributor to Art Papers, New Art Examiner, and Publishers Weekly. "Liu is particularly skilled in a postmodern, deadpan delivery of the toughest news about the interconnections between flesh and spirit, longing and desire"- Choice.
Timothy Liu's previous books of poems include Vox Angelica (Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award), Say Goodnight (PEN/Open Book Beyond Margins Award) and Of Thee I Sing (a Publishers Weekly Book-of-the-Year). Translated into over a dozen languages, his poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Best American Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review, Paris Review, Poetry, The Pushcart Prize, Virginia Quarterly Review, Washington Post Book World and The Yale Review. His journals and papers are archived in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. A reader of occult esoterica, he lives in Manhattan and Woodstock, NY.