May Lee-Yang

May Lee-Yang was voted “Most Quiet” in her high school graduating class but makes her living talking and teaching. She is a Twin Cities-based playwright, poet, prose writer, and performance artist. Her one-person and semi-one-person shows include The Child’s House, Confessions of a Lazy Hmong Woman, and Ten Reasons Why I’d Be a Bad Porn Star. Her other theater-based work includes The Korean Drama Addict’s Guide to Losing Your Virginity (Theater Mu). Her work has been supported by grants from the National Performance Network, the Playwright Center McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting, the MN State Arts Board, MRAC, and the Naked Stages Fellowship. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota, where she also currently teaches.