Sandra Lim

Sandra Lim, English

Sandra Lim, English

Assistant Professor
O'Leary 446


Poetry & Poetics; 20th-Century American Literature

Educational Background

B.A. English, Stanford University 

M.F.A. Poetry, Iowa Writers’ Workshop 

Ph.D. English, University of California, Berkeley


Sandra Lim is the author of Loveliest Grotesque (Kore Press, 2006), a book of poems. Her forthcoming collection of poems, The Wilderness (W.W. Norton, 2014), won the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthology Gurlesque (Saturnalia, 2010). She is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Vermont Studio Center. Her areas of interest include Poetry Writing, Modern and Contemporary Poetry & Poetics, 20th-Century American Literature, Asian-American Literature, Performance Studies, and Hybrid Writing.