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Timothy Yu is an American poet. He is associate professor of English and Asian American Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

He graduated from Harvard University and Stanford University. His essays appeared in The New Republic. He organized a petition about the University of Wisconsin system president search.


  • Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since 1965 (2009)
  • Joshua Marie Wilkinson (ed) "Making the Case for Asian American Poetry" Poets on Teaching: A Sourcebook, University of Iowa Press. 2010.


  • with Cassie Lewis, Immersion (1995); Postcard Poems (2003),
  • Journey to the West (2006),
  • 15 Chinese Silences (2012)
  • 100 Chinese Silences, Les Figues Press (2016)
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