Agent: Donald Winchester
Lee Rourke is the author of the short-story collection EVERYDAY, the novel THE CANAL (winner of the Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize 2010) and the poetry collection VARROA DESTRUCTOR. His latest novel, VULGAR THINGS (‘poignant and unsettling’ – Eimear McBride) is published in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and the US by 4th Estate, Harper Collins. He is a contributing editor at both The White Review and 3AM Magazine, has a literary column at the New Humanist, and has written regularly for The Guardian, TLS, Bookforum, The Independent, and The New Statesman. From 2012-2014 he was Writer-in-Residence at Kingston University, where he lectured on the MFA Programme in creative writing and critical theory. He currently teaches creative writing at Middlesex University. He lives by the sea.