Don Lee and Dinah Lenney
Writers Reading—Summer 2017
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Don Lee and Dinah Lenney will read as part of the Writers Reading Series.
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 is currently the director of the MFA program in creative writing at Temple University and splits his time between Philadelphia and Baltimore
Dinah Lenney most recently co-edited Brief Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction, with the late Judith Kitchen. She’s the author of The Object Parade and Bigger than Life: A Murder, a Memoir and co-authored Acting for Young Actors. Dinah holds a B.A. from Yale, a Certificate of Acting from the Neighborhood Playhouse School, and an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her essays and reviews have appeared in a variety of publications and anthologies including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, AGNI, Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, the Harvard Review, The Rumpus, the Paris Review Daily, and the Los Angeles Review of Books where she serves as a senior editor of nonfiction.