Raised in Fayetteville, AR, Brian Lee attended the University of Arkansas where he earned a BA in English/Creative Writing and an MAT in Secondary English Education. After a brief stint teaching high school English in Steelville, MO, he moved to Hot Springs, AR and taught English and Composition at Lake Hamilton High School for the last 12 years.
Brian was also a member of the Northwest Arkansas chapter of the National Writing Project where he worked to lobby state lawmakers for literacy funding and served as co-coordinator of the Teenswrite and Kidswrite creative writing summer camps.
When not pursuing his career in writing and education, Brian pursues his passion for music by playing in numerous Arkansas bands and coordinating events for several DIY venues.
He is currently working to complete his MFA in Creative Writing through the University of Texas at El Paso.