Lee Thompson is former Executive Director of the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick. For more than 12 years he acted in various capacities with the WFNB: firstly as a board member, for which he has served four two-year terms, and then in the dual roles as newsletter editor and webmaster. His fiction has been published in four anthologies, including Random House’s Victory Meat, New Fiction from Atlantic Canada and Vagrant Press’s The Vagrant Revue of New Fiction, and in more than a dozen literary journals across Canada and the US. Lee’s first novel, S. a novel in [xxx] dreams, was published in 2008 by Fredericton’s Broken Jaw Press.
Lee has twice been awarded Emerging Artist grants from artsnb and a Creation Grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. He is active in the Moncton literary scene, serving on the programming committee for the Frye Festival and often organizing readings for the WFNB and for the Attic Owl Reading Series.
In addition to writing fiction, Lee is a guitarist and songwriter who performs music under the name Pipher. He is a member of WFNB, WiSP, TWUC, ArtsLink NB, and Music NB.
“North of Fury,” elllipse: a giant in time (#87/88, Spring 2012), Fredericton, Nb
“His Dinner Party,” Riddle Fence #5 (Spring 2010), St John’s, NL
“Night Divides the Day,” Hard Ol’ Spot (Fall 2009), Killick Press, Ed. Mike Heffernan, St. John’s, NF
“Slinky,” Nonymous 4 (Summer 2009), Fredericton, NB
“Our Continuing Saga,” Nonymous 1 (Fall 2008), Fredericton, NB
“Hairball Man,” Riddle Fence #2 (Summer 2008), St John’s, NL
S. a novel in [xxx] dreams (Dec. 2007), Broken Jaw Press, Fredericton, NB
“Abelard & I,” Two Hawks Quarterly (Fall 2007), Antioch University, Los Angeles, California
“Gull Island,” QWERTY (Spring 2007), Fredericton, NB
“Why Do Birds?” The Vagrant Revue of New Fiction (Spring 2007), Ed. Sandra McIntyre and M. Anderson, Halifax: Nimbus Publications
“The Man Who Sang So Well,” The Dalhousie Review (Fall 2006), Halifax, NS
“The Box.” Lichen Arts and Letters Prevue Vol. 8.2 (Fall 2006), Whitby, Ontario
“Moon Man.” The New Quarterly No. 90 (Summer 2004), St. Jerome’s University, Ontario
“Driftwood.” New Brunswick Stories. Ed. Dorothy Dearborn. Saint John: Neptune Publications (October 2003).
“The Whales.” Victory Meat: New Fiction from Atlantic Canada. Ed. Lynn Coady. Toronto: Random House (May 2003).
“Beyond the Valley Below.” The New Orphic Review Vol. 6, No. 1 (Spring 2003), Nelson, BC
“The Deer.” The Nashwaak Review Vol. 11, No. 1 (Fall 2002), Fredericton, NB
“Haunted.” Gaspereau Review 16 ( Summer 2002), Wolfville, NS
“Sylvia.” Gaspereau Review 12 (Spring 2000), Wolfville, NS
“The Face.” Gaspereau Review 9 (Fall 1999), Wolfville, NS