Shara Lessley is the author of The Explosive Expert’s Wife and Two-Headed Nightingale, and coeditor of The Poem’s Country: Place & Poetic Practice, an anthology of essays. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, her awards include an NEA fellowship, Washington College's Mary Wood Fellowship, the Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Colgate University's Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship, and a “Discovery”/The Nation prize, among others. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, 32 Poems, Cherry Tree, and The Southern Review. She currently serves as Assistant Poetry Editor for Acre Books.
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