Lee Dorsey Author Bio
National Leather Association International 2012 Writing Award Finalist - Pauline Reage Award!
Lee Dorsey, the author of “Mercenaries of Panama the Trilogy” began his professional career to be an actor. After serving time in the military, he auditioned and was cast in a Summer Repertory Company in West Virginia the “Hilltop Players.” After a summer of doing seven plays, he entered college. After two years attending Baltimore Junior College and receiving his Associate Degree, he entered The American University in Washington, DC to take a degree in communications. While attending college, he worked part-time at WFBR Radio on weekends writing news. Eventually, he auditioned and landed an on-the-air position with Radio WANN. After college, he went to work for a Radio Station in Towson, Maryland WAQE. After a few years, he was recruited back to WANN and spent the next ten years doing a variety of work that included doing a nightly Jazz program five nights a week. He also wrote and announced news and did relief work doing Rhythm and Blues during the day.
Lee went to work for the United States Naval Academy in 1974 to manage their Student Union facilities. After twenty three years, he was promoted to Director of Human Resourses for the Brigade Services Division. He served the needs of over five hundred civilian employees for the next ten years. He retired in 2008.
During nineteen sixties, Lee continued he passion for the theater. He has acted, directed and worked on over one hundred productions. He has served on the board of “Colonial Players, Inc.” one of the oldest and affluent little theatre companies in America.
Lee began to write plays in the seventies. He has had his plays produced in Baltimore, Annapolis and Miami Beach. Several of these productions were done professionally.
His play “Marriages” was a successfully professionally produced play that became the basis for his first novel. As of this writing, the novel has not been published.
During his tenure at the USNA, he obtained two more academic degrees, a BS in “Leadership and Management” and a MS in “Human Resourses Management.”
At this time, has just completed an historical novel entitled “Les Descente’s” (Deadly Raids) as well as two new novels entitled “A Forbidden Love” and “A Search for Love.” Mr. Dorsey now writes full time.