Lee Sharkey

HA&L Biographical Sketch for contributor Lee Sharkey

    Lee Sharkey is the author of, most recently, A Darker Sweeter String (Off the Grid Press, www.offthegridpress.net), which Coldfront Magazine called “one of the best books of 2008,”  recognizing it for the year’s best cover design as well. Maine’s Poet Laureate Betsy Sholl says of the book, “If our dreams could edit the news (and sometimes our nightmares) these poems are how they’d wake us up to the urgency of our times.” Sharkey is also the author of the book length poem farmwife and To A Vanished World (both Puckerbrush Press), a poem sequence in response to Roman Vishniac’s photographs of Eastern Jewry in the years just preceding the Nazi Holocaust. She lives in rural Maine, teaches a writing workshop for adults with mental illness, and stands in a weekly peace vigil with Women in Black.  She is the co-editor of the Beloit Poetry Journal, www.bpj.org.



Now, enjoy the work of Lee Sharkey.  °

[This HA&L biographical sketch and introduction © 2009.]




Editorial Corruption - APA  *Sharkey, L. (2007). A darker, sweeter string. Weld, Me: Off the Grid Press.
Chicago   *Sharkey, Lee. 2007. A darker, sweeter string. Weld, Me: Off the Grid Press. Harvard  *SHARKEY, L. (2007). A darker, sweeter string. Weld, Me, Off the Grid Press. MLA  *Sharkey, Lee. A Darker, Sweeter String. Weld, Me: Off the Grid Press, 2007. Turabian  *Sharkey, Lee. A Darker, Sweeter String. Weld, Me: Off the Grid Press, 2007.