Henry Wei Leung

Author's Bio

Henry Wei Leung was born in the Pearl River Delta and raised first in Honolulu, then the San Francisco Bay Area. He earned his B.A. from Stanford and his M.F.A. from Michigan. He has been the recipient of Kundiman, Soros, and Fulbright Fellowships, and is now working toward his Ph.D. at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is the author of Paradise Hunger (Swan Scythe, 2012), and the translator of Wawa's book of poems, Pei Pei the Monkey King (Tinfish, 2016).

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Boxcar Poetry Review, Cerise Press, Crab Orchard Review, CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action, Lantern Review, New Delta Review, Solo Cafe, Yemassee, Zyzzyva
Chapbook: 
Paradise Hunger
(Swan Scythe Press, 2012)

More Information

Listed as: 
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Born in: 
Zhongshan, China
Raised in: 
Honolulu, HI
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Last updated: Nov 11, 2016