Tim Wood

Tim Wood is an associate professor of English at SUNY–Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. His research interests center on American poetics and genre theory. He is the author of the book of poems Otherwise Known as Home (BlazeVOX 2010) and coeditor of The Hip Hop Reader (Longman, 2008), a collection of critical essays about hip hop literature and culture. His poems have been published in The Iowa Review, The Atlanta Review, The Nation, and elsewhere. He has also published critical essays on Herman Melville’s epic poem Clarel, Lyn Hejinian and Leslie Scalapino’s collaborative poem Sight, and Robert Grenier’s drawn poem “Always / Only / A / Plenum.” His current book project is on American epic poetry, focusing on Herman Melville’s centennial poem Clarel and Louis Zukofsky’s postmodern masterpiece “A.”