Heath Hardage Lee
Narrative Nonfiction Writer, Independent Historian and Curator
Heath comes from a museum education and curatorial background, and she has worked at history museums across the country. She holds a B.A. in History with Honors from Davidson College, and an M.A. in French Language and Literature from the University of Virginia. Heath served as the 2017 Robert J. Dole Curatorial Fellow: her exhibition entitled The League of Wives: Vietnam POW MIA Advocates & Allies about Vietnam POW MIA wives premiered at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics in May of 2017 and will travel to museums throughout the U.S. including the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum through 2020. Potomac Books, a division of the University of Nebraska Press, published Heath's prize-winning book, Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause, in 2014. Heath has completed her second book, a narrative nonfiction work entitled The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took On the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home from Vietnam about the courageous wives of American Prisoners of War and Missing in Action during the Vietnam War. St. Martin's Press will publish the book on April 2, 2019. Reese Witherspoon's film production company Hello Sunshine and Fox 2000 have just optioned the book for a feature film..