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Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia. His verse has earned numerous honors, including a Lannan Literary Award, a Paterson Poetry Prize, and an American Book Award. Lee 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