John B Lee

_DSC0339In 2005, John B. Lee was inducted as Poet Laureate of Brantford in perpetuity and in 2011 he was appointed Poet Laureate of Norfolk County. A recipient of over sixty prestigious international awards for his writing, he is the winner of the $10,000 CBC Literary Award for Poetry and the only two-time recipient of the People’s Poetry Award. He has published over 50 books and is the editor of eleven anthologies. His work has appeared in over 500 publications and has been translated into four languages. He lives with his wife Cathy in Port Dover, Ontario where he works full-time as an author.

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Moths That Drink the Tears of Sleeping Birds
Because We Have All Lived Here (Editor)
The Widow’s Land
The Full Measure
Burning My Father
Doing It – How to Write the Perfect Poem
Dressed in Dead Uncles
Under the Weight of Heaven
An Unfinished War
You Can Always Eat The Dogs
Left Hand Horses
Tough Times: When the Money Doesn’t Love Us 
The Farm On The Hill He Calls Home
The  Place That We Keep After Leaving
The Half-way Tree
Smaller Than God: Words of Spiritual Longing
Henry’s Creature: Poems and Stories on the Automobile
Following the Plough (OUT OF PRINT)
Building Bicycles in the Dark (OUT OF PRINT) *You can order directly from John!
Don’t Be So Persnickety (OUT OF PRINT)
I Want to be the Poet of Your Kneecaps: Poems of Quirky Romance (OUT OF PRINT)
Totally Unused Heart (OUT OF PRINT)
Body Language: A Head-to-Toe Anthology (OUT OF PRINT)
Poems for the Pornographer’s Daughter (OUT OF PRINT)


John B Lee’s Author Website