Leong, Russell (C.)

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LEONG, Russell (C.)

LEONG, Russell (C.). Also writes as Wallace Lin. American, b. 1950. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Pacifica Public Radio, editor of KPFA Folio, 1975-76; University of California, Los Angeles, publications head for resource development and publications at Asian American Studies Center. Rockefeller American Generations Fellowship Program, coordinator, 1991-93. Editor and director of video documentaries. Publications: The Country of Dreams and Dust (poems), 1993; Asian American Sexualities: Dimensions of the Gay and Lesbian Experience, 1994; Phoenix Eyes and Other Stories, 2000. EDITOR: (with J.P. Yip) Him Mark Lai, A History Reclaimed: An Annotated Bibliography of Chinese Language Materials on the Chinese of America, 1986; (with G. Nomura, R. Endo, and S. Sumida, and contrib.) Frontiers of Asian American Studies: Writing, Research, and Criticism, 1989; (and author of intro.) Moving the Image: Independent Asian Pacific American Media Arts, 1970-1990, 1991. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of poems, articles, stories, and reviews to periodicals. Address: Dept of English, 2225 Rolfe Hall, Box 951530, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1530, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]