John B. Lee is the author of over sixty published books. His most recent book, Let Us Be Silent Here, recounts an eighteen-day journey through Israel and Jordan. Israeli poet and Novelist Yosef Gotlieb praises these poems as "highly laudable... resonant with transcendence ...soulful wanderings amidst the ruins of Israel." 2012 will also see the publication of:
- Lee's memoir on his experiences as an enthusiastic player of pickup hockey, "You Can Always Eat the Dogs: the hockeyness of ordinary men" (Black Moss Press)
- An Unfinished War, an anthology of War of 1812 literature (Black Moss Press)
- Beyond the Seventh Morning, an anthology co-edited by Cuban poet Manuel Leon, (Hidden Brook Press)
- In This We Hear the Light, a collection of poems written in Cuba with photographs by Tai Grove (Hidden Brook Press).
Lee lives in Port Dover where he serves as Poet Laureate of Norfolk (2011-2014). He is also Poet Laureate of Brantford in perpetuity.