Lesley Wheeler

English Department Payne Hall
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: 
(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

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

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
United States
Raised in: 
NJ, United States
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Last updated: Jun 16, 2009