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Michael Leong

Author's Bio

Michael Leong is the author of several books and chapbooks of poetry. His translation of the Chilean poet Estela Lamat, I, THE WORST OF ALL, was published by BlazeVOX [books] in 2009. After teaching at Rutgers University and Goddard College he will join the English Department at The University at Albany, SUNY as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2015.

Publications and Prizes

Cutting Time with a Knife (Black Square Editions, 2012), e.s.p. (Silenced Press, 2009)
Fruits and Flowers and Animals and Seas and Lands Do Open (Burnside Review Press, 2015), Words on Edge (Plan B Press, 2012), The Great Archivist's Cloudy Quotient (Beard of Bees, 2010), The Hoax of Contagion (Naissance, 2010)
The &NOW AWARDS: The Best Innovative Writing 2 (&NOW Books -- Lake Forest College Press, 2013), Viva la Difference: Poetry Inspired by the Painting of Peter Saul (Off The Park Press, 2010)
Action Yes, American Tanka, Atlanta Review, Bird Dog, Cavalier Literary Couture, Counterexample Poetics, Cranky, ditch,, EOAGH, Fact-Simile, Fringe Magazine, Gihon River Review, Hotel Amerika, Interim, jmww, jubilat, Kill Author, La Fovea, Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion, LEVELER Poetry Journal, LIES/ISLE, Marginalia, Marsh Hawk Review, Opium Magazine, Otoliths, Pindeldyboz, Raft, Rhapsoidia, Scrivener Creative Review, Snow Monkey, So and So Magazine, The Seattle Review, Tin House, Verse Daily, wheelhouse magazine
The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing (2013), Winner of a 2012 FACE OUT grant from the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, Winner of the 2012 Plan B Press Poetry Chapbook Contest, judged by Robert Fitterman, Winner of the 2014 Burnside Review Chapbook Contest, judged by Hannah Gamble

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Listing last updated: March 14, 2015

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