Born in London, Michael Paul Hogan is a poet, journalist, fiction writer and literary essayist whose work has appeared extensively in the USA, UK, India and China. As a poet he has published six collections, the most recent of which, Chinese Bolero, with illustrations by the great contemporary artist Li Bin, was published in 2015. As a journalist he has worked for magazines on three continents, most recently as Features Editor for the English-language monthly Dalian Today in NE China. His literary essays include re-evaluations of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ernest Hemingway and Christopher Fry, and his short stories have lately appeared in Big Bridge and Peacock Journal. For information and postings of links to his latest publications he can be followed on Facebook.