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Mark W. Lee is an American novelist, children's book writer, poet and playwright. He has worked as a war correspondent and some of these real-life experiences have appeared in his fiction.
Lee was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He attended Yale University where he became friends with the Pulitzer prize winning poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren. Lee dedicated his first novel to Warren.
After graduating from Yale in 1973, Lee lived in New York City for several years where he worked as a taxi driver, a language teacher and a security guard. In New York, he became friends with artists Frank Moore and Lillian Mulero. His poetry and nonfiction appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the Times Literary Supplement and a variety of literary journals.
Lee has always done elaborate research for his literary work. When writing a long poem about Henry Hudson, he walked alone down the eastern shore of Hudson Bay. His poem, Hudson Bay, 1611, was published in The Sewanee Review.
In the early 1980s, Lee traveled to East Africa where he worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters and the Daily Telegraph. During the civil war that followed the fall of dictator Idi Amin, he was one of the few western journalists living in Uganda. Reporting on the poaching of elephants on the northern Ugandan border, Lee was almost killed by Sudanese soldiers.
After being expelled from Uganda for writing about military atrocities, Lee returned to the United States. He found that he could no longer write poetry and began writing plays and novels.
In 2000, Lee traveled to East Timor and wrote articles about the civil war for the Atlantic Monthly and the Los Angeles Times. .
His first play, California Dog Fight, was set at an illegal dog fight the Sacramento delta. It premiered at the Manhattan Theatre Club (1985) and went on to an award-winning production at the Bush Theatre in London.
Lee's next play, Rebel Armies Deep Into Chad, premiered at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre in 1989. Rebel Armies is about the confrontation between two white journalists and two African prostitutes. It has been performed at many theatres throughout America.
Lee's play, Pirates (1992) premiered at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa where it won the American Express California Playwrights competition.
An American Romance (1997) premiered at the Road Theatre in Los Angeles. It won 12 regional theatre awards.
Lee's play, Century City (1998), premiered at the WPA Theatre in New York.
The Private Room, Lee's controversial play set in the prison cells of Guantanamo Bay, premiered at the New End Theatre in London in 2004.why entrepreneurs don't have girlfriends who london jobs where engineers are paid highest where to find system preferences on mac how much develop film philippines how many solutions are there what product sells the most on amazon what technology was used to build the pyramids how many products are made from corn which products are toxic where design is found how often change solution contact how many business days in june 2022 where is aiken product from how entrepreneur works how far technology will go when set up what not to design which science degree is easiest how to start startup in usa how device tree works where company number when product backlog refinement who equipment qualification guidelines where is cheese product from how manufacture cement roadmap meaning what device is 8000x which startup is best in india how much equipment has lost in who is solution architect what project management where business meets fashion how much phone screen repair where to manage icloud storage entrepreneur where to start why technology is bad how many design principles are there why design is important where is origins product from why entrepreneurs fail which development changes are associated with puberty how to find engineering job what design is on each oreo who set up whatsapp whos technoblade where product key windows 8 how many company holidays in a year who devised the periodic table of elements where to visit from london london who started the great fire what not to design why science is the best subject who engineering works how to start the startup how development leads to democracy why development of resources is required whose product is 12 and sum is 7 how startup funding works where to manage storage on mac when business clichés are overused they where to visit from london where to sell products online who company owns sixt car rental an entrepreneur whose business is anchored on technology when device is locked meaning in hindi how product placement works when system testing is performed where is sandro from project runway now where is chelsea manager from where london is located in world map how teaching happens book how much equipment is on mars how tech companies make money how long does solution finish last when technology and humanity cross pdf how design a t shirt how often technology changes where are guest workers from how much product photography cost where engineer work where to buy road map how many system restore points are kept who is responsible for equipment who developed the polio vaccine how much technology has china stolen what workers want 2022 startup where to watch where to produce music what project x real how many business days which development was a consequence of the quiz show scandal where to manage friends lists on facebook how much product to use skincare how many entrepreneurs are there in the us why technology is bad for education how many device can use hbo max which startup is best where teachers are paid the most why solutions are important for us how many entrepreneurs succeed what project is lil wayne from how many entrepreneurs have adhd who product information how solution is mixture how much developer to use roadmap when can you meet indoors how smart solutions what design style is west elm what technology was based on observations of nature who solution for diarrhea where to manufacturer clothing who design nigeria flag from where computer science which design is subject to chromatic aberration where technology is going where to launch a boat near me how system call works in linux