Ed Bok Lee

Ed Bok Lee

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Bok Lee was raised in South Korea, North Dakota, and Minnesota. He is a former physical education teacher, bartender, journalist, and translator. He holds a Master’s of Fine Arts degree from Brown University, and has shared his work in journals, anthologies, at colleges, and on stages across North American, Europe, and Asia, as well as on public television and radio.

His first book, Real Karaoke People, was a national bestseller in poetry and the winner of a Many Voices Prize, an Asian American Literary Award and a PEN/Open Book Award.

Bok Lee’s second book, Whorled, was released in September 2011 and is one of four finalists for this year’s Minnesota Book Award in the Poetry category. In Whorled, Bok Lee looks toward a global future, one whe

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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2011
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