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Welcome!

If you were looking for me, you’re in luck.

That’s me in the picture.

So congrats, you’re right where you wanted to be.

Go on in. Take a peek inside. Make yourself at home and stay as long as you like. If you’re short on time today, no worries. Feel free to drop in whenever. It’s the Internet, it never closes...

Below is what's been happening and some of what’s coming up!

THIS JUST IN!

To Square a Circle is one of four nominated works of poetry vying for the Mississippi Institute for Arts and Letters award this April. Nominees include Ann Fisher, Aimee Nezhukumatail, and Natasha Trethewey. Quite an honor! For more: https://www.ms-arts-letters.org/nominations.html 

ONGOING AND FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

- My abstract-feminist-quirky-absurdist-one-act comedy, On How To Accommodate Marlo’s Frying Pan is now available online for licensing through Off The Wall Plays (UK): http://offthewallplays.com/2018/12/26/on-how-to-accommodate-marlos-frying-pan-one-act-for-a-cast-of-5/

- You can find To Square a Circle, here http://www.unsolicitedpress.com/store/p176/tkleepoetry.html.

To Square a Circle is also available on Amazon, here: https://www.amazon.com/Square-Circle-T-K-Lee/dp/1947021532. In fact, you can find To Square a Circle anywhere books are sold!

- Guest Author at Love of Literary, a blog: https://loveofliterary.com/2016/01/15/red-soles-series-2-1-featuring-t-k-lee-overcoming-writers-block-boxing-the-block/

- Read a fun Q&A I did with my publisher, here: http://www.unsolicitedpress.com/blog/a-literary-interview-with-dramatist-and-poet-tk-lee

- Featured Guest, discussing the need for poetry, cultural revolutions, sushi, but mostly my new book, on the podcast The Cultured Bumpkin: https://soundcloud.com/jacob-phillips-103249813/the-cultured-bumpkin-with-jc-jacobson-ep-3-to-square-a-circle

- A profile feature for The Daily Journal: http://www.djournal.com/lifestyle/living/playwright-hand-man-award-winning-starkville-professor-writes-what-he/article_8b830845-489b-5daf-90f2-781872dfc3fb.html

JANUARY

- My poem, "Sapelo," is featured at Open: Journal of Arts and Letters. Read: http://ojalart.com/literary-arts/poetry-t-k-lees-sapelo/

LOOKING AHEAD: SPRING 2019

- Ongoing: Book Tour! Readings are currently being scheduled for Spring 2019. SO: Check back often for those details and if you're close by, I hope you'll come visit!

  • Turnrow Book Company (Greenwood, MS): February 11 at 5:30 PM
  • Square Books (Oxford, MS): February 20 at 5:30 PM
  • Star Line Books (Chattanooga, TN): February 27 at 6:30 PM
  • Cotton District Arts Festival, with Book Mary and Cafe (Starkville, MS): April 13 at 10:00 AM

- February: A recipient of the 2019 Mississippi Humanities Faculty of the Year award; an invited lecture entitled, “The Elephant in the Room Wants a Cup of Coffee: Revisiting Visualization.”

-March: Featured adjudicator at the 2019 Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) in Knoxville, TN and at the 2019 TexFest in Baytown, TX.

- April: For National Poetry month, I will be the guest poet giving a reading and sharing the stage in a conversation about writing and poetry with a brilliant, up-and-coming poet (C.T. Salazar) a chapbook of his own premiering this spring, for the Ida Gordy Honors College at the historic Mississippi University for Women.

As you can see, there’s a lot going on...so stick around, or come back later (it’s the Internet — it’s always open!)...just pardon my construction because it too will likely be going on, indefinitely.

T.K.