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Film, Video Li-Young Lee

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  • Li-Young Lee

Event Date

  • October 04, 2003


  • -  Born in Indonesia, of Chinese parents, Li-Young Lee moved to the United States as a young boy. He has taught at Northwestern University and the University of Iowa. He is the author of "Book of My Nights"; "The City in Which I Love You," which was the 1990 Lamont Poetry Selection; and "Rose," which won the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award. His memoir, "The Winged Seed: A Remembrance," won the American Book Award. His other honors include a Lannan Literary Award, a Whiting Writer's Award, a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship. He lives in Chicago, Ill., with his family.

Running Time

  • 20 minutes 9 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image





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