Edward Bok Lee
Edward Bok Lee is the author of Real Karaoke People: Poems and Prose (New Rivers Press). His plays, including St. Petersburg, Passage and Whorled have been seen (or are forthcoming) at major regional and national theaters, including the Guthrie Theater, the Joseph Papp Public Theatre, Theater Mu, the Taipei Theatre, Trinity Repertory Company, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, the Walker Art Center and the New York Theatre Workshop, where he served as Artistic Fellow in 2004. Support for his poetry, fiction and plays includes awards from the Loft Literary Center, the Playwrights' Center, the Minnesota State Arts Board, SASE, the Jerome Foundation, the Millay Colony for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. He holds an M.F.A. from Brown University and has taught there, at Augsburg College and the Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York, among various other learning institutions, conferences and detention centers across the country.