Calling the Garden from the Grave won 2nd place among books of creative verse in the National Federation of Press Women 2021 Communications Contest. Lesley was among the communicators from throughout the United States who were honored June 11, during a National Federation of Press Women Zoom communications contest ceremony. Nearly 2,000 entries were submitted… Continue reading Calling the Garden from the Grave wins 2nd place in the National Federation of Press Women Contest
Calling the Garden from the Grave has placed in the chapbook category of the National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest. We’ll find out which place in June, when the winners will be announced at the virtual awards ceremony.
Calling the Garden from the Grave placed first statewide in the chapbook category of the Press Women of Texas Communications Contest. Now the book will advance to the National Federation of Press Women National Communications Contest.
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