Lee Houck was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and now lives in Queens, New York. His essays and excerpts appear in anthologies published in the U.S. and Australia, including Best Gay Erotica 2009 and From Men to Boys, and in Collection, a limited-edition chapbook. His other work includes original pieces for theater seen in Vermont, Tennessee, and New York City; art installations for the Musee de Monoian; and poetry for the Magnetic Poetry Calendar. He has also performed with Circus AMOK! for many, many seasons. Yield, his first novel, was the winner of Project QueerLit 2008 and he is currently at work on a new novel.