Poetry. "David Dodd Lee's ABRUPT RURAL is as exquisite as it is excruciating, though in a matter-of-fact, even understated way; it surprised me with its afterburn, and left me disoriented and oddly happy."—Claire Bateman
Author City: OSCEOLA, IN USA
David Dodd Lee lives in Indiana, travels extensively in the United States from the Mojave Desert, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, the wilds of Kentucky, Michigan's Upper Peninsula, to Alaska and the coast of Maine. His poems have appeared in The Nation, Field, DENVER QUARTERLY, Nerve, Jacket, Court Green, and in many other places. He is the author of seven books of poems, including THE COLDEST WINTER ON EARTH (Marick Press, 2012), The Nervous Filaments (Four Way Books, 2010) Orphan, Indiana (University of Akron Press, 2010), SKY BOOTHS IN THE BREATH SOMEWHERE: THE ASHBERY ERASURE POEMS (BlazeVOX [books], 2010), and ABRUPT RURAL (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2004). He is the editor of The Other Life: Selected Poems of Herbert Scott (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2010) and two volumes of Four Way Books' annual anthology Shade (2004 and 2006). Lee is also a photographer and painter. He teaches classes in poetry, publishing, and visual art at Indiana University, South Bend. He lives in Osceola, east of South Bend, on Baugo Bay.
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