Houng Lee, Ann Marie

Houng Lee, Ann Marie

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residence
Manawatu-Whanganui

In Brief

Ann-Marie Houng Lee writes fiction. Her stories have appeared in literary journals, and magazines. She has also had writing broadcast on national radio. Houng Lee has published two collections of stories, Butterfly Kiss (1998) and Look At Me Like That All Day (2003) as well as a novel, Vena Cava (2000). Norman Bilbrough wrote about her 2003 collection, ‘These stories are good. Reading them, I was conscious of being in the presence of a writer: somebody who knew their craft.’

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Houng Lee, Ann-Marie (1967 - ) writes fiction.

Ann-Marie Houng Lee was born and educated in Whakatane.

Houng Lee’s stories have appeared in a number of literary journals including Sport, JAAM and Pulp Faction (London). Her story ‘Dragon’s Egg’ was runner-up in the 2001 Sunday Star Times Short Story Competition. Her work has also appeared in Metro and on Radio New Zealand.

Under her own imprint fictionland, Houng Lee has published two collections of stories, Butterfly Kiss (fictionland, 1998) and Look At Me Like That All Day (fictionland, 2003) as well as a novel, Vena Cava (fictionland, 2000).

In a review of Look At Me Like That All Day in the New Zealand Listener Norman Bilbrough writes, ‘these stories are good. Reading them, I was conscious of being in the presence of a writer: somebody who knew their craft, had interesting material and was not standoffish with her emotional evolvements with her characters…she’s great on dialogue, and she’s got the ease of a confident and intuitive writer’.

Ann-Marie Houng Lee lives in Foxton.

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Updated January 2017.