Lee is the new head of SCBWI Team Blog and the official blogger for SCBWI (at http://scbwi.blogspot.com ) He'll be live-blogging once again at the upcoming 2012 Winter Conference in New York.
He won the 2010 Honorable Mention for the Sue Alexander Most Promising New Work Award for his middle grade manuscript, "Over God." He completed a six month mentorship with Emma Dryden via the SCBWI Nevada mentorship program, where he worked with the renowned editor on a revision of that same project.
Five of his interviews are featured in the 2012 and 2011 editions of Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market.
His published articles include:
"GLBTQ Teen Coming Out Stories: Move Beyond Them, or Keep ‘Em Coming? An Imaginary Yang and Yin Dialog by One Writer of Two Minds" in the September 2010 issue of Hunger Mountain, the Vermont College of Fine Arts' Journal Of The Arts. http://bit.ly/9iPohu
"Why Gay Sci Fi and Fantasy are Important," in the November 2009 issue of Crossed Genres Magazine. http://bit.ly/6EP7KL
His blog, "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?" covers Gay (GLBTQ) Teen Books, Culture and Politics, and has had over 600,000 visits from GLBTQ Teens and their allies. You can find it at: http://www.leewind.org
Lee speaks to schools (students and faculty) about ending anti-gay (and all) bullying, smashing stereotypes, and creating SAFE SPACE.
Lee is also the co-Regional Advisor (along with Sarah Laurenson) of SCBWI - Los Angeles.
Member since 2004
Region: California: Los Angeles County
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