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EUGENIA LEIGH

Eugenia Leigh Bianca Book Cover

B i a n c a

coming March 2023

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ABOUT  EUGENIA

Eugenia Leigh (she/her) is a Korean American poet and the author of two collections of poetry, Bianca (Four Way Books, 2023) and Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows (Four Way Books, 2014), winner of the Late Night Library's 2015 Debut-litzer Prize in Poetry selected by Arisa White, as well as a finalist for both the National Poetry Series and the Yale Series of Younger Poets.

 

Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications including The Atlantic, The Nation, Guernica, Poetry, Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, Tahoma Literary Review, The Massachusetts Review, Waxwing, the Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day, the Best New Poets anthology, and the Best of the Net anthology. Poems from Bianca were awarded Poetry magazine's 2021 Bess Hokin Prize and received Special Mention in the 2023 Pushcart Prize Anthology.

 

Eugenia received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, where she was awarded the Thomas Lux Scholarship for her dedication to teaching, demonstrated through her writing workshops with incarcerated youths and with Brooklyn high school students. Since her time at Sarah Lawrence, Eugenia has served as a teaching artist with a variety of organizations including Poets House, Brooklyn Poets, and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund's group for undocumented youths, RAISE.

The recipient of fellowships and awards from Poets & Writers Magazine, Kundiman, and elsewhere, Eugenia served previously as a poetry editor for Kartika Review and for Hyphen, a news/culture outlet that celebrates the Asian American diaspora. She currently serves as a Poetry Editor at The Adroit Journal and as the Valentines Editor at Honey Literary, a BIPOC-focused literary journal and literary arts organization.

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— STAY TUNED FOR 2023 BOOK TOUR INFORMATION —

(& follow Eugenia on Instagram for the most up-to-date info)

Eugenia is currently booking 2023 events for Bianca.

For publicity inquiries, review copies, or reprints related to BIANCA

or BLOOD, SPARROWS AND SPARROWS, please contact

Four Way Books: publicity@fourwaybooks.com

For inquiries regarding interviews, events, or teaching engagements, please contact Eugenia directly: eugenia.leigh@gmail.com

SAVE THE DATE: NYC Book Launch

Sunday, March 19, 2023 @ 7PM

Brooklyn Poets 144 Montague St. 2nd Fl

Details to come

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