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Author: Lesley Wheeler

Lesley Wheeler, Poetry Editor of Shenandoah, is the author of five poetry collections, including THE STATE SHE'S IN; The Receptionist and Other Tales, finalist for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award; and HETEROTOPIA, winner of the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize. Unbecoming, her first novel, appeared in 2020, and her most recent scholarly book is Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920s to the Present. Her work has received support from the Fulbright Foundation, Bread Loaf, Sewanee Writers Workshop, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wheeler's poems and essays appear in Kenyon Review Online, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Guernica, and other journals. Find her on Instagram and Twitter as @LesleyMWheeler.

Heterotopia
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Heterotopia

Barrow Street Press

Poetry. Winner of the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize selected by David Wojahn. For philosopher Michel Foucault, "heterotopia" designates a real or imagined space of escape, transformation, or revelation. In Lesley Wheeler's prizewinning second col...

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Poetry's Possible Worlds
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Poetry's Possible Worlds

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In her debut essay collection, award-winning poet and critic Lesley Wheeler tells the story of her father’s unraveling. While she studies poetry in New Zealand on a Fulbright fellowship, his dishonesty smashes her parents’ marriage and destroys thei...

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Radioland
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Radioland

Barrow Street Press

Poetry. "Lesley Wheeler's new volume of poems, RADIOLAND, spellbinds with the gorgeous sounds of its poetry: 'Drag belly over gravel on a cave-lip / into the TV and sleep in it,' one poem opens. Note the insouciant forging of ancient and quotidian s...

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The State She's In
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The State She's In

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Poetry. "The tinder of Lesley Wheeler's latest collection of poems ignites a tremendous bonfire with the glow of both history and the future illuminated in the present dark. In poem after exquisite poem she writes of both the spark and the ember, wh...

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