Lee Chilcote is the author of the poetry chapbooks
The Shape of Home and
How to Live in Ruins. His writing has been published by
Belt and many literary journals as well as in
The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook,
The Cleveland Anthology and
A Race Anthology: Dispatches and Artifacts from a Segregated City. He is a founder and former executive director of Literary Cleveland. He lives in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood of Cleveland with his family.