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ED BOK LEE
is the author of Whorled (Coffee House Press), winner of a 2012 American Book Award, and a Minnesota Book Award, and Real Karaoke People (New Rivers Press), winner of a 2006 PEN/Open Book Award, and an Asian American Literary Award (Members' Choice).

The son of Korean emigrants — his mother originally from what is now North Korea; his father from South Korea — Lee grew up in North Dakota and Minnesota, holds an MFA from Brown University, and also attended the University of California—Berkeley, and the University of Minnesota. Other awards include grants and fellowships from the Jerome Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, and National Endowment for the Arts.

In addition to writing poems, short stories, and essays, his plays have been seen at major regional and national theaters including the Guthrie Theater, New York Theater Workshop, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Theater Mu, Taipei Theater, Trinity Repertory Company, and the Walker Art Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 





 
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