Brian Leung

Brian Leung

 

English Courses Recently Taught:

ENGL 322 - 01: American Literature from 1960 to the Present (Spring, 2008)
ENGL 607 - 01: Creative Writing II (Spring, 2008)
ENGL 202 - 03: Introduction to Creative Writing (Fall, 2007)
ENGL 304 - 01: Creative Nonfiction (Fall, 2007)
ENGL 305 - 01: Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop (Spring, 2007)
ENGL 503 - 01: Advanced Creative Writing I (Spring, 2007)
ENGL 101 - 03: Introduction to College Writing - WC (Fall, 2006)
ENGL 101 - 68: Introduction to College Writing - WC (Fall, 2006)

Educational Background

  • MFA from Indiana University
  • BA & MA California State University, Los Angeles

Teaching Areas:

  • Creative Writing
  • LGBT literature
  • Asian American Literature
  • Contemporary Literature

Research Interests

  • Creative Writing, Creative Writing Pedagogy, Minority Literatures including Gay and Asian American writing, and Contemporary Literature.

Professional Activities

  • Board Member, Louisville Literary Arts
  • Judge for the 2012 Asian American Literary Award in Fiction

Honors & Awards

  • 2013 University of Louisville Arts & Sciences Award for Outstanding Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity in the Humanities
  • 2013 University of Louisville President's Award for Outstanding Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity in the Humanities
  • 2012 Lambda Literary Award for Mid-Career Novelist
  • 2011 Willa Award for Historical Fiction
  • 2005 Asian American Literary Award
  • 2002 Mary McCarthy Award for Short Fiction

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs
  • Modern Language Association
  • Asian American Writers' Workshop