A native of California’s Mendocino Coast, Lee Patton has enjoyed life in Colorado since college. His fiction and poetry have been widely published and his plays produced nationwide. His novels include Nothing Gold Can Stay, a Lambda Literary Award finalist; Love and Genetic Weaponry; and My Aim Is True. "Faith of Power," a novella, is featured in Main Street Rag's 2017 anthology, In The Middle. He received an MA in Fiction from the University of Denver’s Writing Program.