Expo Course: African American Music and Literature: From Spirituals to Hip Hop
Office: Bizzell Library, Room 4
Timothy Bradford holds a BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and a PhD in English from Oklahoma State University. He is the author of the poetry collection Nomads with Samsonite and the introduction to Sadhus, a photography book on the ascetics of South Asia. Recent work has appeared in World Literature Today, Poetry Bay, ATTN:, Halvard Johnson’s Truck, Atticus Review/Boo’s Hollow, Art Focus Oklahoma, This Land, The Oklahoma Review, and Upstairs at Duroc. He received the Koret Foundation’s Young Writer on Jewish Themes Award for a novel-in-progress and has been a writer-in-residence at Stanford, a guest researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History in Paris, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tulsa, and a visiting assistant professor at Oklahoma State University. In 2014, he cofounded Short Order Poems and started organizing and teaching with the Ralph Ellison Creative Writing Workshops. In addition to teaching in the Expository Writing Program, he is a faculty mentor with the Red Earth MFA Creative Writing Program at Oklahoma City University.