Michael Leong

Poet

4250 Coldwater Canyon Ave APT 306
Studio City, CA 91604

Author's Bio

Michael Leong teaches in the School of Critical Studies at CalArts.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Best American Experimental Writing 2018 (Wesleyan University Press, 2018)
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The &NOW AWARDS: The Best Innovative Writing 2 (&NOW Books -- Lake Forest College Press, 2013)
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Viva la Difference: Poetry Inspired by the Painting of Peter Saul (Off The Park Press, 2010)
Books:
Words on Edge (Black Square Editions, 2018)
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Who Unfolded My Origami Brain? (Fence Books, 2017)
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Cutting Time with a Knife (Black Square Editions, 2012)
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e.s.p. (Silenced Press, 2009)
Chapbooks:
Fruits and Flowers and Animals and Seas and Lands Do Open (Burnside Review Press, 2015)
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Li Po Meets Oulipo (Belladonna Books, 2015)
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Words on Edge (Plan B Press, 2012)
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The Great Archivist's Cloudy Quotient (Beard of Bees, 2010)
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The Hoax of Contagion (Naissance, 2010)
Journals:
Action Yes
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American Tanka
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Atlanta Review
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Bird Dog
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Cavalier Literary Couture
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Counterexample Poetics
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Cranky
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ditch,
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Drunken Boat
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Fringe Magazine
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Gihon River Review
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Hotel Amerika
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Kill Author
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La Fovea
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Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion
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LIES/ISLE
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Marginalia
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Marsh Hawk Review
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New American Writing
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Opium Magazine
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Otoliths
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Pindeldyboz
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Raft
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Rhapsoidia
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Scrivener Creative Review
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Snow Monkey
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The Seattle Review
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Tin House
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Verse Daily
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wheelhouse magazine
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)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Livingston, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Dec 21, 2019