Tung-Hui Hu is a poet and a film scholar. The author of three books, Greenhouses, Lighthouses (Copper Canyon Press, 2012), Mine (Ausable/Copper Canyon Press 2007), and The Book of Motion (University of Georgia, 2003), his poems have been published in The New Republic, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, and Gastronomica, and featured on Poetry Daily and Martha Stewart Living Radio. He has been awarded fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, the Michigan Society of Fellows, the Wesleyan Writers Conference, and the University of Mississippi, where he was Summer Poet-in-Residence.
Hu teaches at the University of Michigan, where he is professor of English. He has also served as faculty at the Kundiman Poetry Retreat for Asian-American writers. He holds a PhD from UC Berkeley, and is originally from Kalifornia.