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John B. Lee

John B. Lee

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John B. Lee was born and raised on a farm in southwestern Ontario, near the village of Highgate. He attended the University of Western Ontario where he obtained an Honours B.A. in English, and a BE.d, and an M.A. in teaching English. He taught high school English, dramatic arts and creative writing for 10 years. He has also taught creative writing at Canadore College and the University of Windsor. He now makes his living as a full-time writer.

City:
Brantford, ON

Publications

In the Terrible Weather of Guns. Mansfield Press, 2002.
Tongues of the Children. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 1996.
That Sign of Perfection: Poems and Stories on the Game of Hockey. editor. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 1995.
The Beatles Landed Laughing in New York. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 1995.
Variations On Herb. London, ON: Brick Books, 1993.

Awards

People's Political Poem, winner, 1996.
Arc Magazine best poem, Honourable Mention, 1996.
The Tilden Award, for poetry (CBC Radio/Saturday Night), 1995.
Milton Acorn Memorial People's Poetry Award, 1995;1993.
2nd Place, CBC Radio Literary Award, 1991.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
flexible
Genre:
Ficiton, Poetry
Grades:
k-12
Audience Size:
flexible