Michael Leong

412 Broadway, #41
Albany, NY 12207

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 is Assistant Professor of English at the University at Albany, SUNY.

Publications and Prizes

Cutting Time with a Knife
(Black Square Editions, 2012)
, e.s.p.
(Silenced Press, 2009)
, Who Unfolded My Origami Brain?
(Fence Books, 2017)
, Words on Edge
(Black Square Editions, 2018)
Best American Experimental Writing 2018
(Wesleyan University Press, 2018)
, 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, Drunken Boat, 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, LIES/ISLE, Marginalia, Marsh Hawk Review, New American Writing, Opium Magazine, Otoliths, Pindeldyboz, Raft, Rhapsoidia, Scrivener Creative Review, Snow Monkey, So and So Magazine, Seattle Review, Tin House, Verse Daily, wheelhouse magazine
Fruits and Flowers and Animals and Seas and Lands Do Open
(Burnside Review Press, 2015)
, Li Po Meets Oulipo
(Belladonna Books, 2015)
, The Great Archivist's Cloudy Quotient
(Beard of Bees, 2010)
, The Hoax of Contagion
(Naissance, 2010)
, Words on Edge
(Plan B Press, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
NEA Literature Translation Fellowship (2016), The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing (2013), FACE OUT grant from the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (2012)

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Last updated: May 11, 2018