Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review Y

LEO YANKEVICH (born in 1961) is an American poet and the editor of The New Formalist. Born into a family of Irish-Polish descent, he grew up in Pennsylvania.After the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, he decided to settle permanently in Poland. His latest books are The Last Silesian (The Mandrake Press, 2005) and Tikkun Olam & Other Poems(The New Formalist Press, 2008). His poems have appeared in Envoi, The London Magazine, Pennine Platform, Poetry Nottingham, Iota, Staple, and Weyfarers.He has translated poems by Mikhail Lermontov, Georg Trakl, Rainer Maria Rilke, Czesław Miłosz, and Alexander Blok.[PSR 19]

LUKE SAMUEL YATES has published poems in The Rialto, Magma, The North, THE SHOp, and on the London Underground. He has published two pamphlets, The Pair of Scissors That Could Cut Anything (The Rialto) and The Flemish Primitives, a winner in the Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition 2015. He lives and works in Manchester. [PSR 37]

JEREMY YOUNG lives in the Somerset countryside near Bath, and works in private practice as a systemic family therapist and an EMDR trauma therapist. He has just completed his third book on the psychology of religion. He has been published in Acumen, The Frogmore Papers, HQ, The Interpreters House, The New Writer, Orbis, and South. His pamphlet, The Wind's Embrace, was published in 2014 as Acumen Occasional Pamphlet 24.[PSR 27][PSR 37]

TIM YOUNGS is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University. His poems have appeared in The Harlequin, The Interpreter’s House, Lighthouse, London Grip, and Staple. [PSR 30]

OUYANG YU was born in 1955 in the People's Republic of China and is now based in Melbourne. He went to Australia in 1991 to study for a PhD at La Trobe University which he completed in 1995. He writes in Chinese and English. He also edits Otherland, a bilingual English-Chinese literary journal. [PSR 15]

CHANGMING YUAN grew up in rural China. He was educated at Shanghai Jiaotong University and then at Tianjin Teachers University. Before moving to Canada in 1989, Yuan worked as a college lecturer. Since he received his PhD from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996, he has been teaching English in Vancouver. His poems have been published among others in Dalhousie Review, The London Magazine, Porcupine, and Rampike. [PSR 15]

LIANG YUJING writes in both English and Chinese. In 2007 he completed an MA in American Literature at Wuhan University and is now a lecturer at Hunan University of Commerce. His poems have appeared in Acumen, Boston Review, Los Angeles Review, Wasafiri, and Willow Springs. [PSR 26]