Author of Break the Skin; River of Heaven, The Bright Forever (a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction); From Our House; Turning Bones; Quakertown; and The Least You Need To Know.
Co-editor of Passing The Word: Writers On Their Mentors. A new essay collection, Such a Life, will appear in 2012. Essays and short stories in Harper's, Ms., Creative Nonfiction, The Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, Story, DoubleTake, The Southern Review, Kenyon Review, Glimmer Train.
Winner of the 2006 Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award, the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, the Nancy Dasher Award, the Glenna Luschei Prize for Literary Distinction, the Lawrence Foundation Award, and fellowships from the NEA and the Ohio Arts Council.
For further information about Professor Lee Martin, see his personal website, http://leemartinauthor.com.