Daniel W.K. Lee is a third-generation refugee, born in Kuching, Malaysia, and raised in Chicagoland. He moved to New York City in 1996 where he earned a BA at NYU and an MFA in Creative Writing at The New School. Daniel relocated to Seattle in March 2014 and after a little over five years in the Pacific Northwest, he moved to New Orleans in December 2019. His debut collection of poetry Anatomy of Want was published by Rebel Satori Press/Queer Mojo in November 2019.