Tim Keane is a poet, fiction writer and art writer. He has won fellowships in creative writing from The National Endowment for the Arts and The Bronx Council on the Arts. His first book of poetry, Alphabets of Elsewhere (Cinnamon Press, 2007) contains poems originally published in Modern Painters, Shenandoah, Denver Quarterly, Poetry New Zealand and many other print and online magazines in US, Canada, UK, Ireland and Asia. His fiction has appeared in such print magazines as Alaska Quarterly Review, Baltimore Review, First Intensity, Northwest Review, Other Voices, Quarterly West, The Reader (UK) and The William & Mary Review. His translations of Swiss and French poetry have appeared in Cerise Press, Cipher, Drunken Boat, Metamorphoses, Parthenon West Review, Percutio (FR) and Silk Road. His essays on visual art, music, and film appear regularly in/at London Magazine, Vision (China), The Brooklyn Rail, American Book Review, electronic book review Hyperallergic Weekend, January Magazine, Kamera, Painter's Table, and Rain Taxi Review of Books. He holds a PhD in Comparative Literature and has taught at The Eugene Lang College of the New School, Pratt Institute, New York University and Hunter College. He currently teaches writing and literary modernism at BMCC, CUNY. Tim lives in New York City.