Lesley has won awards from the Poetry Society of Texas and Press Women of Texas. She has been a Juried Poet at the Houston Poetry Fest three times and in 2019 received the Lucille Johnson Clarke Memorial award. Her poetry and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in publications such as America Magazine, Mezzo Cammin, The Windhover, Texas Poetry Calendar, Ever Eden, Ekstasis Magazine, Radiant Magazine, Sakura Review, Literary Mama, Euphony Journal, Gulf Stream Magazine, and By the Light of a Neon Moon. Her chapbook of poems, Calling the Garden from the Grave, will be available for pre-order from Finishing Line Press on June 29, 2020. Lesley teaches at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory and has a Master of Arts in Teaching. She lives in the Houston area with her husband and three children.
Lesley teaches at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory and serves as a Board Member of Catholic Literary Arts. She lives in the Houston area with her husband and three children.