Calling the Garden from the Grave wins 2nd place in the National Federation of Press Women Contest

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

Herman Sutter reviews Calling the Garden from the Grave

Enjoy Herman Sutter’s compelling review of Calling the Garden from the Grave at The Poetry Cafe. In the review, Sutter says, “Reading Lesley Clinton’s exquisite first chapbook, I was struck by the breadth of her vision–the feeling of scope and magnitude radiating from her poems, but even more by the simultaneous intimate intensity of her… Continue reading Herman Sutter reviews Calling the Garden from the Grave

J. D. Graham Reviews Calling the Garden from the Grave

J. D. Graham has written a discerning and exciting review of Calling the Garden from the Grave, in which he says: “Calling the Garden from the Grave, Lesley Clinton’s new chapbook (available here from Finishing Line Press, $14.99), is a collection of well-balanced tensions — rooted in place, yet unafraid to travel; modern in tone, yet grounded… Continue reading J. D. Graham Reviews Calling the Garden from the Grave

Chapbook available for pre-sale!

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!