Michael Leong’s most recent poetry collections include Words on Edge (Black Square Editions, 2018) and Who Unfolded My Origami Brain? (Fence Digital, 2017). He has published a translation of the Chilean poet Estela Lamat’s collection I, the Worst of All (BlazeVOX [books], 2009). He is also the author of the critical work Contested Records: The Turn to Documents in Contemporary North American Poetry (University of Iowa Press, 2020).
Leong was an assistant professor of English at the University at Albany, SUNY. He is currently the Robert P. Hubbard Assistant Professor of Poetry at Kenyon College.