Poetry. Leong superimposes the following layers onto the reader's experience of his latest contemporary poems; politics, chaos, hilarity, language, meaning and camouflage. He uses language to show us all how language is used to manipulate everything we experience.
Michael Leong was educated at Dartmouth College, Sarah Lawrence College, and Rutgers University. His books include WORDS ON EDGE (Black Square Editions, 2018), WHO UNFOLDED MY ORIGAMI BRAIN? (Fence Digital, 2018), CUTTING TIME WITH A KNIFE (Black Square Editions, 2012), and E.S.P. (Silenced Press, 2009). His work has appeared in The &NOW AWARDS 2: The Best Innovative Writing (Lake Forest College Press, 2013) and Best American Experimental Writing (Wesleyan University Press, 2018). He lives and teaches in Albany, NY.Author City: ALBANY, NY USA