Lesley Wheeler

Poet

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 & Prizes

Journals:
Barrow Street
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Crab Orchard Review
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Elixir
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Margie
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PMS: poemmemoirstory
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Sou'wester
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Spoon River Poetry Review
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Prizes won: 

Virginia Commission for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry (2007-8)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Raised in: 
NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Jun 16, 2009