Christopher Salerno

Christopher Salerno is the author of four books of poems and the editor of Saturnalia Books. His most recent collection is 'Sun & Urn', selected by Thomas Lux for the 2016 Georgia Poetry Prize (University of Georgia Press, 2017). Previous books include 'ATM' (Georgetown Review Poetry Prize), 'Minimum Heroic' (2010 Mississippi Review Poetry Prize), and 'Whirligig' (2006). A New Jersey State Council on the Arts fellow, Salerno is currently an Associate Professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey where he also teaches in their MFA Program for Creative and Professional Writing. He can be found at