JANICE LEE is a Korean-American writer, editor, teacher, and shamanic healer. She is the author of 7 books of fiction, creative nonfiction, & poetry, most recently: Reconsolidation
(Penny-Ante Editions, 2015), The Sky Isn’t Blue
(Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016), Imagine a Death
(Texas Review Press, 2021), and Separation Anxiety
(CLASH Books, 2022).
She writes about interspecies communication, plants & personhood, the filmic long take, slowness, the apocalypse, architectural spaces, inherited trauma, and the Korean concept of han
, and asks the question, how do we hold space open while maintaining intimacy? She combines shamanic and energetic healing with plant & animal medicine and teaches workshops on inherited trauma, healing, and writing.
She is Founder & Executive Editor of Entropy
, Co-Publisher at Civil Coping Mechanisms, 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.