Lee Rourke

Agent: Donald Winchester

Lee Rourke is the author of the short story collection EVERYDAY, the novels THE CANAL (winner of the Guardian‘s Not The Booker Prize) and VULGAR THINGS (‘poignant and unsettling’ – Eimear McBride), as well as the poetry collection VARROA DESTRUCTOR. He also contributed to the acclaimed KNOW YOUR PLACE essay anthology. 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, Independent, and 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.