Corry L. Lee

Corry L. Lee is an author, Ph.D. physicist, data geek, and parent. During Ph.D. research at Harvard, Corry created subatomic particles that haven’t existed in nature since fractions of a second after the Big Bang. Later, in the tech industry, they connected science to technology, improving the customer experience through online experimentation. Corry has won the Writers of the Future award and numerous teaching awards. They love cross-country skiing, hiking, and reading a good book in the sun—that is, if they can find the sun. A transplant to Seattle, Washington, USA they are learning to embrace rainy days. Corry identifies as nonbinary, white, and pan/bisexual.

Find Corry on their website, or follow them on Twitter @CorryLLee.


  • The Bourshkanya Trilogy
    Weave the Lightning (#1)
    Corry L. Lee
  • The Bourshkanya Trilogy
    The Storm’s Betrayal (#2)
    Corry L. Lee


The Bourshkanya Trilogy

Weave the Lightning (#1)
“Lee’s novel WEAVE THE LIGHTNING is an electrifying debut (pardon the pun) that infuses magical resistance with a Russian flair.”

Lightspeed Magazine

“Lee offers up wonderful worldbuilding […] against a Russian backdrop that cleverly instills an atmosphere and underlying threat that helps to carry the tension of our protagonists’ precarious situations.”

British Fantasy Society

“... focused and honed as a lightning strike, beautifully balanced and directed. This is a cutting story of revolution, rebellion, romance, and the sort of strange sorcery that we don’t see very often…”

Seanan McGuire, author of The Newsflesh Series

“A sweeping epic of romance, revolution, elegant strangeness, and elemental magic.”

Jason Heller, author of Strange Stars

“Tense, timely, and crackling with urgent energy. I guarantee that by the end of the book, you will be looking for your own resistance to join…or to start.”

Premee Mohamed, author of Beneath the Rising

“Lee’s debut is a dazzling — and timely — high-wire act.”

Ian Tregillis, author of The Liberation