More About the Author
Lesley Jenike is the author of two full-length collections of poetry, Ghost of Fashion (CW Books, 2009) and Holy Island (Gold Wake Press, 2014) as well as the chapbook How We Came Ashore (Dancing Girl Press, 2013). Her poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine, the Southern Review, the Gettysburg Review, Rattle, Verse, Smartish Pace, the Birmingham Poetry Review, Poetry Daily and many other journals and anthologies. She's been awarded fellowships and scholarships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Ohio Arts Council and the Sewanee Writers' Conference. She teaches and is currently serving as Head of the English and Philosophy Department at the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio.