Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Nationally recognized poet David Dodd Lee will give a reading at Northern Michigan University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Huron Room of the University Center.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Nominated nine times for the Pushcart Prize, Lee has taught at writing conferences across the country.  His work has appeared in more than 20 sources, including four times in Passages North, a literary magazine for which he once served as an editor.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Lee is the author of four books of poetry—Downsides of Fish Culture, Wilderness, Arrow Pointing North and Abrupt Rural.  He is the editor of SHADE, an annual anthology of poetry and fiction, and has made several contributions to the Kalamazoo Gazette. 

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Born in Massachusetts and raised for a time in Muskegon, Mich., Lee received an MFA in creative writing and a BFA in painting from Western Michigan University.  He now teaches creative writing at Indiana University South Bend.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  This free reading is sponsored by the NMU Master of Fine Arts program and is open to the public.  For more information, contact Beverly Matherne at 227-1386

Prepared By
Becky Kratz