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Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia. He has authored several volumes of poetry, including Book of Nights and Behind My Eyes. His verse has earned numerous honors, including a Lannan Literary Award and an American Book Award. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two sons.


Books by Li-Young Lee

  1. Book CoverBehind My Eyes: Poems

    “Lee’s lyrics have a tidal sweep as he moves between the universe within and the world without.” —Booklist, starred reviewMore

  2. Book CoverThe Undressing: Poems

    Celebrated poet Li-Young Lee returns with a breathtaking new volume about the violence of desire and the peace of love.More