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Bio

Jessica Lee

Jessica J. Lee is a British-Canadian-Taiwanese author and environmental historian, and winner of the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writer Award. Her first book, Turning, was published by Virago Books in 2017 and named among the best books of the year by both Canadian newspaper The National Post and German newspaper Die Zeit. She has a PhD in Environmental History and Aesthetics. Jessica is the founding editor of The Willowherb Review. Her second book, Two Trees Make a Forest: On memory, migration, and Taiwan was published in 2019. She lives in Berlin.