Friday, August 31, 2007

John B. Lee

John B. Lee
Originally uploaded by random acts of poetry
John B. Lee's poetry has appeared internationally in over 500 publications. He is the winner of over sixty prestigious awards for poetry including being the only two time winner of the People's Poetry Award and being a recipient of the $10,000 CBC Literary Award. In 2006 he won the inaugural Orion Poetry Award (University of Windsor) and the Cranberry Tree Press Award.

His most recent books are How Beautiful We Are, Black Moss Press, 2006 and this year's R.A.P. title, Godspeed, also a Black Moss title. In 2005 he was named Poet Laureate of Brantford and he has been called, "the greatest living poet in English," (Antigonish Review, summer 2006). He lives in Brantford with his wife Cathy. They spend their summers at their lakefront cottage in Port Dover.

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