A native of California’s Mendocino Coast, Lee Patton has enjoyed life in Colorado since college. He taught creative writing and literature at Douglas County High School for over 25 years. His fiction and poetry have been widely published and his plays produced nationwide. His newest novel, Coming to Life on South High, is forthcoming from Bold Strokes Books; Every Summer Day, from June 2020, is also available from BSB. His third novel, My Aim Is True, is available at Dreamspinner Press. “Faith of Power,” a novella, is featured in Main Street Rag’s 2017 anthology, In The Middle. Prizes include the Colorado Authors League Short Fiction Award; Best Mystery finalist in the Lambda Awards for my first novel (Nothing Gold Can Stay, Alyson Books); The Borderlands Playwrights Prize (The House Guest) and the Ashland New Playwrights (Orwell in Orlando). Hereceived an M.A. in Fiction from the University of Denver’s Writing Program.