MY NEXT NOVEL 'VULGAR THINGS' WILL BE PUBLISHED BY 4TH ESTATE, HARPER COLLINS IN 2014
Hullo, my name is Lee Rourke and I’m the author of the novel The Canal (winner of The Guardian's 'Not The Booker Prize 2010'). It is published in the UK and in the US by Melville House. It can be bought here and here. You can read an excerpt published in The Guardian here. And you can listen to me read from The Canal here. Please scroll down the page for a selection of reviews and snippets from the press.
My debut poetry collection Varroa Destructor is published by 3AM Press and can be purchased here.
I am also the author of the short story collection Everyday. It is published by Social Disease Books.
I have been anthologised here, here, here, here, here and ,here.
I am also a literary critic. A selection of my essays and reviews can be found here, here, here, here, here.
I blog at SPONGE! I am contributing editor of 3:AM Magazine and The White Review. I can be found tweeting, on facebook, and at goodreads.
Here are some videos of me talking and reading (check out my hair back then!).
I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org