In the fall of 2022, I had the great joy of reading my poetry at the Future of the Catholic Literary Imagination Conference on a… Read More »Publications, Conferences, and Interviews, Oh My!
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Fiction and poetry readings by students of the UST MFA program. Presenters include Lesley Clinton, Paul Pastor, Seth Wieck, and Dorian Speed. Moderated by James… Read More »UST MFA Panel at the 2022 Future of the Catholic Literary Imagination Conference
Reformed Journal has published two poems, “What the Hunter Has Forgotten” and “Grief’s Handiwork: An Allegory.” These pieces are special because they are the first… Read More »Read two poems, up at Reformed Journal now
Grotto Network recently published Lesley’s poem “Lost One” on a card for parents who have experienced pregnancy loss. Access the free printable card here. View… Read More »Grotto Network publishes Lesley’s poem on a card to comfort grieving parents
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… Read More »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… Read More »Lesley’s book places in a national competition
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