Lee Durkee

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2023 Participant · Mississippi · Non-Fiction · Memoir

Lee Durkee
Lee Durkee

Lee Durkee is the author of Stalking Shakespeare (Scribner), a memoir about his decades long search for an authentic portrait of Will Shakespeare. He has also published the novels The Last Taxi Driver (Tin House) and Rides of the Midway (WW Norton). His stories and essays have appeared in Harper's Magazine, The Sun, Oxford American, Zoetrope, Garden & Gun, Tin House, and Mississippi Noir. He lives in North Mississippi.

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  • Stalking Shakespeare: A Memoir of Madness, Murder, and My Search for the Poet Beneath the Paint

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