On October 8, award winning author Katheryn Brown Ramsperger welcomed Lesley to her Facebook Live segment, Story Hour, to read some poems and talk about her writing life.
Read “The Sure Roots” in Ekstasis Magazine. Read “Stay Here and Keep Watch with Me” in issue 24.2 of The Windhover.
“This is a must have for any poetry lover! Lesley Clinton’s poems dazzle — food for the mind and soul. If you enjoy poetry, you’ll adore this collection of poems!” — Maria Illich, author of Legend of the Ladybug and The Morcant Twins and the Curse of the Griseum. A Twitter shout-out from Marly Youmans,… Continue reading Praise for Calling the Garden from the Grave
Lesley Clinton’s debut chapbook of poems, Calling the Garden from the Grave, is now available for advance sale from Finishing Line Press! Pre-order your copy here. Calling the Garden from the Grave explores our restless human yearnings and spiritual endurance. Pieces in this collection have won awards from the Poetry Society of Texas, Press Women… Continue reading Chapbook available for pre-sale!
The Press Women of Texas (PWT) and the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) announced the winners of the 2020 state and national Communications Contests. In the category of Writing: Single Poem, Lesley Clinton won Third Place in Texas. Her winning poem, titled “New Year Red,“ is set amid the vibrant colors of a Lunar New… Continue reading Press Women of Texas award and upcoming publications
Lesley is this week’s featured writer at Ever Eden Publishing. Find out about her early writing days, her writing routine, and more here. Order the Winter 2019 issue of Ever Eden to read Lesley’s poem “New Year Red.”
Read Lesley Clinton’s recent article in America Magazine. In it she reviews Paul Mariani’s recent book The Mystery of It All: The Vocation of Poetry in the Twilight of Modernity.
Lesley Clinton’s chapbook of poems, Calling the Garden from the Grave, will be available for presale from Finishing Line Press this summer. The poems in this collection seek grace in haunting, unsettled places. Like a wild blossom in a graveyard, this collection celebrates the sacred in the mundane and the triumph of life over death.… Continue reading Upcoming Book