Lee Hope, author of Horsefever (New Rivers Press, March 2016), is editor-in-chief of Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices. Her fiction has received grants from both the Maine and the Pennsylvania Arts Commissions.
Her short stories have been published in numerous literary journals, such as: Witness, The North American Review, Epiphany, and Sou’wester. Her short story “What To Take In Case of Fire,” received an honorable mention in American Fiction, Vol. 13, winner of the 2015 Midwest Book Awards in the anthology category.
Founder and former director of a low-residency MFA program in Maine, Lee also helped to found Pine Manor College’s low-residency MFA program. She is currently president of the nonprofit Solstice Institute for Creative Writing and teaches for Changing Lives Through Literature, which brings literature to people on probation.