Rebecca Lee

Lee is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. She is the author of Bobcat and Other Stories (2012) and The City is a Rising Tide (2006). Lee won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award in 2012 and the National Magazine Award in 2001.


The Origin of a Symbol: The Scotch Bonnet

Selecting a seashell symbolic of North Carolina was not an easy task, but an even bigger challenge may be finding that shell — intact and in all its glory — on our beaches.