Lesley Wheeler




Lesley Wheeler is the author of THE STATE SHE'S IN, her fifth poetry collection, and UNBECOMING, a debut novel. Forthcoming is an essay collection, POETRY'S POSSIBLE WORLDS; previous books are RADIOLAND; THE RECEPTIONIST AND OTHER TALES; HETEROTOPIA, winner of the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize; HEATHEN; VOICING AMERICAN POETRY; THE POETICS OF ENCLOSURE; and the chapbooks Propagation and Scholarship Girl. With Moira Richards, Rosemary Starace, and other members of a dedicated collective, she coedited LETTERS TO THE WORLD: Poems from the Wom-po Listserv. Henry S. Fox Professor of English at W&L in Lexington, Virginia, she has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the American Association of University Women, and the Fulbright Foundation. She is Poetry Editor of Shenandoah.

Posts by Lesley Wheeler:
The Daily Compost

(because compost happens)

Madeline Ruth Walker

The work wants to be made

Colleen Anderson

Writing from both sides of the brain

Mary Carroll-Hackett: Poetry and Prose

"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

NZ Poetry Shelf

a poetry page with reviews, interviews and other things

Hoarded Ordinaries

Mundane musings from a collector of the quotidian

Selena Chambers

Writer. Editor. Throwback Surrealist.

Frank Hudson

The Parlando Project - Where Music and Words Meet

Erica Goss

Poet, Writer, Instructor

Spalding University School of Creative & Professional Writing

Low-Residency Graduate Programs – MFA, MA, Certificate

O Write: Marilynonaroll's Blog

Thoughts on writing and reading

The Great Fogginzo's Cobweb

poetry. observations. words. stuff.

Julie Mellor - poet

breathing through our bones


(The poetry blog of Grant Clauser)

Hosking's Blog

Into one's life a little poetry must fall