BIO AND CONTACT

Jee Leong Koh is the author of Steep Tea (Carcanet), named a Best Book of the Year by UK's Financial Times, and a Finalist by Lambda Literary. He has published three other books of poems, Payday Loans (Poets Wear Prada Press, Math Paper Press), Equal to the Earth (Bench Press), and Seven Studies for a Self Portrait (Bench Press), and  a collection of zuihitsu, The Pillow Book (Math Paper Press), which was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize. His work has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Malay, Russian, and Latvian.

Jee lives in New York City. He is the founder of the literary non-profit Singapore Unbound, which organizes the biennial Singapore Literature Festival in New York City and the monthly Second Saturdays Reading Series, and publishes works of poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction through the Gaudy Boy imprint, and books reviews and artist interviews on the arts blog Singapore Poetry.

Contact Jee at jeeleong.koh@gmail.com.