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Henry W. Leung

Author's Bio

Henry W. Leung was born in a village of China’s Pearl River Delta. He grew up in Honolulu, then the San Francisco Bay Area. He earned his BA from Stanford while studying abroad at Peking, Cambridge, and Oxford Universities. He was the first President of Oceanic Tongues, Stanford’s Asian American Writers’ Workshop, a columnist for the Lantern Review, and is a proud Kundiman Fellow. He is currently working on a novel under the Helen Zell Fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he earned his MFA in Fiction.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Paradise Hunger (Swan Scythe Press, 2012)
Journals:
Boxcar Poetry Review, CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action, Lantern Review, Solo Cafe, Yemassee, Zyzzyva
Prizes:

Crab Orchard Review's Rafael Torch Nonfiction Contest 2013
Flying Object Broadside Contest 2013
Swan Scythe Press Poetry Chapbook Contest 2012
Tin House's Master Plotto Fiction Contest 2012
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship 2012

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: May 15, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
No
Travels for readings?
No
Identifies as:
Asian American, Chinese American
Fluent in:
Chinese
Raised in:
Honolulu, HI

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