RECORDED 2/9/15: I was excited to talk with writer Sherry Lee Quan. She’s written a fascinating new memoir, LOVE IMAGINED, about growing up mixed-race (Black and Chinese) in a mostly Scandinavian-American region. Get your copy now! You can listen to the interview here or download it from itunes.–Heidi Durrow
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.