Born in South Korea and raised in Peru, Ae Hee Lee is an immigrant, scholar, translator, and poet currently living in Milwaukee. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks: Bedtime || Riverbed (Compound Press, 2017) and Dear bear, (Platypus Press, 2021). She holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame, where she was awarded an Academy of American Poets Prize, and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming at The Georgia Review, New England Review, Southern Review, and elsewhere.
Books: Connotary (winner of the 2021 Frost Place Chapbook Competition, forthcoming).