Lesley Wheeler’s chapbook, Scholarship Girl, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. Her poems appear in AGNI, Prairie Schooner, Barrow Street, The National Poetry Review and other publications. Her second scholarly book, Voicing American Poetry, is forthcoming from Cornell University Press in the spring of 2008. She is a co-editor with Moira Richards and Rosemary Starace of Letters to the World, an anthology of poems from members of the Women’s Poetry Listserv (WOMPO), forthcoming from Red Hen Press. Wheeler teaches at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.
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