Jay Leeming is the author of the poetry books Dynamite on a China Plate (Backwaters Press, 2006) and Miracle Atlas (Writers and Books, 2011). His poems have appeared in a variety of magazines including Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, Rattapallax and Pleiades. He has taught poetry workshops throughout the United States and abroad, and is the recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He lives in Ithaca, New York.
Jay Leeming has his own way of thinking which isn't like anyone else's. His most individual poems come from that surprising angle of vision that mark him as a real poet. His poems are witty, winged beings that dive straight to the playful, lunatic heart of human companionship. --Robert Bly