Next Letter in the Mail: Don Lee


Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Don Lee! Don writes to us about the writing life, regularly running into Richard Yates at a Boston bar year ago, and carrying on the for the sake of the work.

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Don Lee is the author of the novels Lonesome Lies Before Us, The Collective, Wrack and Ruin, and Country of Origin, and the story collection Yellow. He has received an American Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. He teaches in the MFA program in creative writing at Temple University and splits his time between Philadelphia and Baltimore.


Author photograph © Melissa Frost.