e. smith sleigh


Author's Bio

I spent the first half of my life traveling and learning at the universities of Delaware and Michigan. I lived the second half of my life writing about the things I learned and the localities I experienced. I am a  poet and author and literary pioneer in online discussions and essays about post-structural theory and its literary style.  I began my research into post structural theory over a decade ago. I advocate for the arts and creatives. In late 2018, I established the Post structuralism Institute.

Publications & Prizes

Weihnachtsmarkt: A Danse Macabre Holiday Anthology (Kindle Singles, 2017)
Corvus Review
Danse Macabre
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Psychic Meatloaf
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Scintilla Magazine
Prizes won: 

- finalist in the Tucson Poetry Festival - selected as writer collaborator in Luis Camitzer's el ultimo Libro (The Last Book), an installation displayed in National Libraries, in Buenos Aires, Zurich, Switzerland, the New York Public Library, Carl von Ossietzky Staats und Universitäts Bibliothek, Germany and the Dutch architectural journal, Volume. - placement in Eastern Kentucky University’s academic journal Nine Patch: A Creative Journal for Women and Gender Studies - nominated for her state’s 2013-2014 Poet Laureate - her 5th poetry book, An American Still Life, was placed on the list for the 2016 Pulitzer Poetry Prize Competition. 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, Judith Butler, Jean Baudrillard, Julia Kristeva and so many others: Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, e. e. cummings, Mary W. Shelley, Adeline Virginia Woolf and on and on --there are so many writer/poet/theorist participants in my life and education. I am thankful for every word I read and they wrote.
What I'm reading now: 
Gravitational Casimir Effect by James Q. Quach, Human Compatible by Stuart Russell, Writing as a Path to Awakening by Albert Flyn DeSilver

More Information

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Identifies as: 
European American
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Born in: 
Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico
Raised in: 
Tucson, AZ
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Last update: Oct 25, 2019