Cover Photo:  Photograph by Ricardo Rivas/Cover art by Harriet Lee Merrion for Catapult
Photograph by Ricardo Rivas/Cover art by Harriet Lee Merrion for Catapult

A Conversation with Jessica J. Lee, Author of ‘Two Trees Make a Forest’

I just can’t stop coming back to this idea of human migrations, family migrations, and plant migrations.

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 Photograph by Ricardo Rivas

Photo courtesy of Jessica J. Lee

Can you talk about the process of writing your book?

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Your grandfather is a large presence in your book; in many ways he is the catalyst for it. How would you describe your relationship with him, and how did it feel to discover his letter, which was, essentially, a memoir about his life?

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Allisen is the editorial assistant at Catapult magazine.