Jeffrey Lee, Simone Zelitch,
Jeffrey Ethan Lee (formerly Jeffrey Loo) won the 2002 Sow’s Ear
Poetry Chapbook competition for The Sylf (published 2003), published
Strangers in a Homeland (chapbook with Ashland Press, 2001), and won the first
Tupelo Press Prize for literary fiction in 2001. He also created identity papers
(2002), a full-length dramatic poem with music on CD (distributed by Drimala
visit Drimala.com and click on the In House label), and he won a generous grant from the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance to perform this
dramatic poem with music, which was recorded with the support of a
Opportunities Stipend grant from the PA Council on the Arts.
published over 170 poems, stories and essays in American Poetry
Review, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, Crosscurrents, Green Mountain Review,
Many Mountains Moving, Washington Square, Xconnect, etc.
He now teaches
at University of Northern Colorado– visit:
Simone Zelitch's first novel The Confession of Jack Straw , won the University of Michigan Hopwood Award, and her second novel, Louisa , won the National Foundation for Jewish Culture’s Goldberg Prize. A third novel, Moses in Sinai, was published in 2001, and an excerpt is forthcoming in The Lost Tribe Anthology. She is the recipient of a grant from the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts and the Venture Fund. She is currently completing a novel set in Mississippi during Freedom Summer. She teaches at Community College of Philadelphia.
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