JANICE LEE is a Korean-American writer, editor, publisher, and shamanic healer. She is the author of 4 books of fiction: KEROTAKIS
(Dog Horn Press, 2010), Daughter
(Jaded Ibis, 2011), Damnation
(Penny-Ante Editions, 2013), Imagine a Death
(The Operating System, 2021), and 2 books of creative nonfiction: Reconsolidation
(Penny-Ante Editions, 2015) and The Sky Isn’t Blue
(Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016).
She writes about interspecies communication, plants & personhood, the filmic long take, slowness, the apocalypse, architectural spaces, plant & animal medicine, inherited trauma, and the concept of han
in Korean culture, and asks the question, how do we hold space open while maintaining intimacy?
She is Founder & Executive Editor of Entropy
, Co-Publisher at Civil Coping Mechanisms, Contributing Editor at Fanzine,
and Co-Founder of The Accomplices LLC. She currently lives in Portland, OR where she is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Portland State University.