"You’re not writing poetry if you’re not being honest (which isn’t the same as being confessional)."
Congrats, dear Henry!
Henry W. Leung was born in a village in Guangdong, China. He spent his childhood in Honolulu before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently completing his MFA in Fiction at the University of Michigan. Paradise Hunger – the winner of the 2012 Swan Scythe Press Poetry Chapbook Contest – is his first chapbook. He writes a bimonthly column on Asian American poetry for the Lantern Review.
To read more of the interview, visit: http://www.michiganquarterlyreview.com/2013/01/paradise-hunger-interview-with-henry-w-leung/