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Sandra Lim

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Sandra Junyoung LimAssociate Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentEnglish
  • Phone(978) 934-4194

Research Interests

Poetry & Poetics; 20th-Century American Literature


SANDRA LIM is the author of The Wilderness (W.W. Norton, 2014), selected by Louise Glück for the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and a previous collection of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque (Kore Press, 2006). A 2015 Pushcart Prize winner, she has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, the Jentel Foundation, and the Getty Research Institute. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Boston Review, VOLT, Literary Imagination, and The New York Times.

Lim earned a BA at Stanford University, a PhD in English at UC Berkeley, and an MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.