Lesley Wheeler

English Department Payne Hall
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 458-8758

Author's Bio

Lesley Wheeler is the author of Heathen (C&R) and Scholarship Girl (Finishing Line); she co-edited Letters to the World: Poems from the Wom-Po Listserv (Red Hen). Her scholarly books include Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920s to the Present (Cornell). She earned a PhD in English from Princeton University in 1994 and is now Professor of English at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Publications and Prizes

Barrow Street, Chiron Review, Crab Orchard Review, Elixir, Interim, Louisville Review, Margie, Phoebe, PMS: poemmemoirstory, Sou'wester, Spoon River Poetry Review, storySouth
Prizes Won: 
Virginia Commission for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry (2007-8)

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NJ, United States
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Last updated: Jun 16, 2009