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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. He lives in New York City and teaches creative writing at Rutgers University where he recently completed a dissertation entitled "Extending the Document: The Twenty-First Century Long Poem and the Archive."

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Cutting Time with a Knife (Black Square Editions, 2012), e.s.p. (Silenced Press, 2009)
Chapbooks:
Words on Edge (Plan B Press, 2012), The Great Archivist's Cloudy Quotient (Beard of Bees, 2010), The Hoax of Contagion (Naissance, 2010)
Anthologies:
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)
Journals:
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
Prizes:
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

Michael Leong Resume

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Listing last updated: May 16, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Asian American
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Livingston, NJ

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