Mary Soon Lee

Mary Soon Lee is an award-winning poet and fiction writer. She won the Rhysling Award and the Elgin Award, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. Her work has appeared in a wide range of venues, including Atlanta Review, Cider Press Review, American Scholar, Spillway, and Rosebud, as well as award-winning fiction and fantasy magazines Lightspeed, Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Analog. Before she took up writing, she had a more analytical background, with degrees in mathematics and computer science from Cambridge University and an MSc in astronautics and space engineering from Cranfield University. Born and raised in London, she has called the United States home for twenty years.

Find Mary on her website, or follow her on Twitter@MarySoonLee.

Bibliography

  • Poetry
    The Sign of the Dragon
    Mary Soon Lee
  • Poetry
    Elemental Haiku
    Mary Soon Lee
     

Reviews

Poetry

Elemental Haiku
“ELEMENTAL HAIKU is a special alchemy of poetry and science that demonstrates something that’s easily forgotten: that these chemical elements are more than just symbols in squares on a table.”

The Sciku Project

“Lee is a master alchemist of words.”

Strange Horizons

“Science-minded poetry lovers—and poetry-loving science minds—will relish this little collection […] ELEMENTAL HAIKU is a whimsical, wondrous delight!”

Bas Bleu

“The three line poems carry an essence of simplicity, musicality and marvelous imagery.”

Long Review Review

Awards & Accolades

Poetry

Elemental Haiku
USA

Featured on the official International Year of the Periodic Table website