Lee Harlin Bahan
Lee Harlin Bahan earned her MFA at Indiana University-Bloomington. Her thesis, Migration Solo, won the first Indiana Poetry Chapbook Contest. Her second chapbook, Notes to Sing, was published by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry and translations have appeared in Ploughshares, the Kenyon Review, the North American Review, Natural Bridge, Southern Humanities Review, and Flying Island. After receiving a local grant to study Italian, she enjoyed a month-long residency at Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, pursuing her goal of translating Petrarch’s sonnets. She lives with her husband Pat in a hundred-year-old farmhouse outside Medora, IN. A Year of Mourning (translating Petrarch), special honoree for the 2016 Able Muse Book Award, has just been published (Able Muse Press, summer 2017).