Affairs Run In The Family
by Lee Varon
Lee Varon is a social worker in the Boston area. She was born in Chicago and grew up in Illinois. As a child she spent summers with her maternal grandmother in Petersburg, Virginia. Many of the poems in this volume refer to the 1936 shooting of her grandfather by the husband of his lover.
Her poetry has been nominated for a pushcart prize. In addition to poetry she writes prose and won the 2015 Briar Cliff Review Fiction Award. She has written several books on adoption. Her poetry has been published in various journals including Atlanta Review, Ibbetson Street, The Somerville Times, Muddy River Poetry Review, Wilderness House Literary Review, and Oddball Magazine.