Travis Lau


Columbus, OH

Author's Bio

Travis Chi Wing Lau (he/him/his) is Assistant Professor of English at Kenyon College. His research and teaching focus on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature and culture, health humanities, and disability studies. Alongside his scholarship, Lau frequently writes for venues of public scholarship like Synapsis: A Journal of Health HumanitiesPublic Books, Lapham’s Quarterly, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. His poetry has appeared in WordgatheringGlassSouth Carolina Review, Foglifter, and Hypertext, as well as in two chapbooks, The Bone Setter (Damaged Goods Press, 2019) and Paring (Finishing Line Press, 2020). []

Publications & Prizes

Paring (Finishing Line Press, 2020)
The Bone Setter (Damaged Goods Press, 2019)
Prizes won: 

Christopher Hewitt Award for Poetry, A&U Magazine, 2019

More Information

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Prefers to work with: 
Disability, Illness/Wellness, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Teachers
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Born in: 
Hong Kong
Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Raised in: 
Marietta, GA
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Last update: May 06, 2022