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Lee Stringer

Lee Stringer's journey from childhood homelessness in the 1960s to adult homelessness in the '80s to his present career as a writer and lecturer, as told in Sleepaway School and Grand Central Winter , is one of the great odysseys of contemporary American life and letters. Stringer, the only board member of Project Renewal who is also a former patient of the facility, has demonstrated that writers are made, not born. He is the two-time recipient of the Washington Irving Award and, in 2005, a...See more