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Book launch event for Timothy Liu & Chris Salerno

Please join us for this NYC double-launch reading event for NEW BOOKS by TIMOTHY LIU and CHRISTOPHER SALERNO. 

Christopher Salerno is the author of four books of poems and editor of Saturnalia Books. His new collection, "Sun & Urn," was selected by Thomas Lux for the 2016 Georgia Poetry Prize and has been published by University of Georgia Press. Previous books include "ATM" (Georgetown Review Poetry Prize 2014), "Minimum Heroic" (Mississippi Review Poetry Prize 2010), and "Whirligig" (2006). 

He is a recipient of the Laurel Review Midwest Chapbook Prize, the Prairie Schooner Glenna Luschei Award, and a New Jersey State Council on the Arts fellowship. His poems have been published by The New York Times Magazine, the Academy of American Poets , Guernica, Gulf Coast, Fence, Boston Review, and elsewhere. He is an Associate Professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey. 


Timothy Liu is author of ten books of poems. His work has been translated into ten languages, and his journals and papers are archived in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. A Professor of English at William Paterson University, Liu lives in Manhattan and Woodstock, NY.

Kingdom Come: A Fantasia starts out as fiction and ends up as poetry. Along the way, a Stalker who stalks his Therapist ultimately gives up; he also stops reaching out to his Beloved as he falls into a deep hallucinatory reverie in which he becomes his Mother on her last day on Earth.