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Sandra Lim


Sandra Lim is a Associate Professor in the Department of English at UMass Lowell.
Sandra Lim, Ph.D.Associate Professor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    English
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4194
  • Office
    O'Leary Library - 4th Floor
  • Email

Research Interests

Poetry & Poetics; 20th-Century and contemporary American poetry and literature.

Education

  • BA: English, Stanford University - Stanford, CA
  • MFA: Poetry, Iowa Writers' Workshop - Iowa City, IA
  • Ph D: English, University of California Berkeley - Berkeley, CA

Biography

Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque (Kore, 2006) and The Wilderness (W.W. Norton, 2014), winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her poetry and essays are also included in the anthologies Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics (Ricochet, 2015), The Echoing Green (Knopf, 2016), and The Poem's Country (Pleaides, 2017). She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, the Jentel Foundation, and the Getty Research Institute. A recipient of a 2015 Pushcart Prize, her work has appeared widely in journals such as Literary Imagination, The New York Times, jubilat, The Baffler, and Boston Review, among others.