About Lee

Poetry Updates

Photo by Sonya Melescu
Poetry Publications:
The Concord Monitor, June 2019
The New Guard Review Vol. VII, November 2018
vox poetica, May 2018, June 2018, November 2018, May - September 2019
The Ekphrastic Review, January 2018, November 2018
Grey Sparrow Journal, January 2018
Tiferet Journal, Understood Pasts and Uncertain Futures, January 2016
April Poem-A-Thon 2016, April 2016 (30 poems)
Zocalo Public Square, Essay, What it Means to be American, December 2015

Poetry Workshops:
The Writer's Hotel, NYC, 2017, 2018, 2019
Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD, 2015-2018,
Sun Magazine, Esalen, CA, 2015, 2016, 2017
Iowa University Online Workshop 2016

Montgomery College, Silver Spring, Maryland, October 2018 (Craig Kraft "The Urge to 
Mark" exhibition)
Writer's Center, Bethesda, Maryland 2018
Bowery Poetry Café, NYC, June 2017, June 2018, June 2019
Van Ness North Cooperative, Washington, DC May 2016 
Ragged Mountain Lodge, Andover, NH, July 2016
Word Works, Washington, DC, December 2015
Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, NH, August 2015

FY 2019 Individual Poetry Fellowship from DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

What Came Before Poetry?


Senior Advisor to the Director, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution 2011 to 2014
Executive Producer, Smithsonian Entertainment, Smithsonian Business Ventures 1996-2000
Manager of Multimedia, Smithsonian Institution,  1984-1996

K12, Inc. Vice-President, Media and Editorial, 2000-2002 

Principal: Lee Woodman Media, Inc. 2002-2011
Library of Congress
World Bank Group – International Finance Corporation
Deluxe Digital Media
Fulbright Program, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Department of State

MA in Art Education, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Connecticut; BA in Art, Colby College, Waterville, Maine, Junior Year Abroad, University of Paris, l’Institut d’Art et d’Archéologie

Multiple radio, web, and film awards including five CINEs, two NY International Film Blue Ribbons, three Gracies from American Women in Radio and Television, CINDY Award, Ohio State Award, CPB Award, National Education Award, Columbus Chris Award, Yahoo Outstanding Website and USA Today Hotpick for “Experiencing War.”

*This project was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.