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  • Oh So Wild and Oh So Beautiful

    Date: 2018.12.27 | Category: The Art of Writing | Response: 0

    What’s it like to be seventy?  2018, for me, was a year of introspection.  Check out my thoughts on Midwest Mixed:


  • Anya Achtenberg: “The Disobedient Writer”- A Writer Who Dares

    Date: 2017.11.28 | Category: How Dare We! Write a multicultural creative writing discourse, Writers Who Dare | Response: 0

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    “If my house were burning down, I would grab artwork, my book, and the notebooks I wrote

    in Anya’s classes. If you’re looking for an average writing teacher or editor, go elsewhere.

    Anya resides in the upper stratosphere of creativity and, if you let her,

    will lift your writing to heights you never dreamed possible.

    I won the 2006 New Mexico Discovery Award, first prize in non-fiction,

    for a story I began in Anya’s class. I divide my writing into two phases:

    pre-Anya and post-Anya. There is no comparison.”–Amy Fisher




  • Chris Stark, Writer Who Dares!

    Date: 2017.08.01 | Category: Writers Who Dare | Response: 0

    Chris Stark

    Chris Stark

    “Crazy” essay by Chris Stark:  How Dare We! Write, edited by Sherry Quan Lee

    Chris Stark’s memoir essay addresses how viewing as “crazy” the
    ideas, experiences, and foundations of writing outside of the
    whitemalenorm limits, silences, and marginalizes many writers of
    color. Stark discusses how her first novel, Nickels: A Tale of
    Dissociation, breaks down sentence structure, punctuation, language,
    and style to authentically convey the intersectionality of the protagonist’s
    multiple marginalized identities.

    Recorded Readings



    Acclaim for NICKLES, Chris Stark, Modern History Press

    “Christine Stark has crafted a language and a diction commensurate with the shredding of consciousness that is a consequence of childhood sexual abuse. She brings us a wholly original voice in a riveting novel of desperation and love. Nickels is narrated by Miss So And So, as her mother names her, from the ages of 4 to 26, a character so compelling I never wanted to stop hearing from her. She names herself crazy girl, but the reader sees a different truth: there’s humor and cunning and ferocious love alive in those who survive. Stark enables the reader to inhabit the intricacy and chaos of this potent inner landscape, and we have not seen this before. Every sentence vibrates with a terrible beauty. Every sentence brings the news.”

    —Patricia Weaver Francisco, author of  Telling: A Memoir of Rape and Recovery

  • How Dare We! Write EVENTS

    Date: 2017.05.21 | Category: Events, How Dare We! Write a multicultural creative writing discourse | Response: 0

    July 22, UROC, How Dare We! Write, details forthcoming

    June 10, 2017, Black Dog Cafe, How Dare We! Write authors, details forthcoming

    June 1, 2017, Celebration/Reading How Dare We! Write, 7-9 PM, Schmidt Artists Lofts

Artist Statement

Sherry Quan Lee approaches writing as a community resource and as culturally based art of an ordinary everyday practical aesthetic. Lee is a Community Instructor at Metropolitan State University (Intro to Creative Writing, Advanced Creative Writing), and has taught at Intermedia Arts, and the Loft Literary Center. She is the author of A Little Mixed Up, Guild Press, 1982 (second printing), Chinese Blackbird, a memoir in verse, published 2002 by the Asian American Renaissance, republished 2008 by Loving Healing Press, and How to Write a Suicide Note: serial essays that saved a woman’s life, Loving Healing Press, 2008.





Septuagenarian by Sherry Quan Lee


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Septuagenarian by Sherry Quan Lee


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Love Imagined book by Sherry Quan Lee


Chinese Blackbird Book by Sherry Quan Lee


How to Write a Suicide Note by Sherry Quan Lee

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