Lee Varon is a writer and clinical social worker. She co-founded The Adoption Network, a counseling and consulting agency specializing in adoption in the Boston area. She received her MSW from Boston University. Her adoption work has been featured in various publications and media including The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Adoptive Families magazine, Good Morning America, WHDH News, and People are Talking. Lifetime Cable News has produced a special on her work with single adoptive parents.
Her articles and short stories have been published in various places including A & U AIDS Magazine, Atlanta Review, Cottonwood Magazine, Fox Cry Review, Hawaii Review, High Plains Literary Review, Lumina, Milkweed Chronicle, Oyez Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Permafrost, Pleiades, Prick of the Spindle, RE:AL, River City, Sojourner, Soundings East, Southern Poetry Review, Studio One, and Writers Forum. Her poetry was nominated for a pushcart prize and in 2015 she won the Briar Cliff Review award for fiction. In 2017 Finishing Line Press published her chapbook, Affairs Run In The Family. She won the 2017 Sunshot poetry prize and her book, Shot In The Head, which will be published in 2018 by New Millennium Writings.