Michael Lee is a Norwegian American writer, youth worker and organizer. He has received grants and scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Minnesota State Arts Board, the LOFT Literary Center, and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council. Michael’s work has appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Ninth Letter, Indiana Review and Copper Nickel among other journals. Michael has worked as a dishwasher, a farm hand, a teaching artist, a traveling performer, and an arts programming coordinator and case manager for youth experiencing homelessness. He lives in Minneapolis.