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ED BOK LEE
is the author of Whorled, winner of an American Book Award, and a Minnesota Book Award, and Real Karaoke People, winner of a 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 (via China); his father from South Korea — Lee holds an MFA from Brown University, and has worked as a phys ed instructor, bartender, journalist and translator throughout the U.S. and abroad.

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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