Lesley Jenike earned an MFA from the Ohio State University and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati. Her chapbooks include Folly Garden
(2012) and How We Came Ashore
(forthcoming). Her full-length collections of poetry include Ghost of Fashion
(2009) and Holy Island
(2014). The recipient of fellowships and awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Ohio Arts Council, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, she is an assistant professor at the Columbus College of Art and Design.
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