In Medias Res, Karen An-hwei Lee
In Medias Res takes the form of a dictionary with definitions ranging from one line in lenght to longer, parable-like narratives. Moving through the alphabet attempting to limn the border between language and spirit, it investigates how God hides in language.
Karen An-hwei Lee lives and teaches on the West Coast. Her chapbook of prose poems, God's One Hundred Promises, received the Swan Scythe Press Prize. A regular contributor to literary journals, she has completed several novellas and poetry collections. Her work has won numerous university awards, fellowships, and residencies, including a fellowship from the Yoshiko Uchida Foundation. She holds an M.F.A. in creative writing and a Ph.D. In literature.