T.K. Lee


Starkville, MS 39759

Author's Bio

T.K. LEE is an award-winning member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers, among others. In addition to writing short fiction and crafting plays, he is on faculty in the MFA Creative Writing program at the historic Mississippi University for Women, in Columbus, Mississippi. 

Publications & Prizes

To Square A Circle (Unsolicited Press, 2018)
Prizes won: 


  • Hixson Memorial Prize (Poetry)
  • William Faulkner Literary Prize ("Awake"; Short Fiction)
  • Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Award (Loose Hog; play)
  • Fellow, Eudora Welty New Play Series (Paper Thin; Play)
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference: Outstanding Contribution of New Dramatic Work (Paper Thin; Play)
  • Tennessee Williams Tribute Scholar Medal (Drama)


  • Semfinalist, Pangeae Prize (Native; Poetry)
  • Finalist, Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (To Square a Circle; Poetry)
  • Finalist, Urban Arts Festival/Manhattan (Sindication; Play)


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Last update: May 18, 2021