Department of English

Leslie Harrison

November 19, 2009

Rose O'Neill Literary House, 4:30 p.m.

Poetry reading

Leslie Harrison's Displacement was the 2008 Katherine Nason Bakeless winner in poetry from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. It was published by Mariner Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, in July of 2009. She has poems and prose published in Poetry, Southwest Review, The New Republic, Barn Owl Review, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. She holds graduate degrees from The Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, Irvine where she completed her MFA in 2006. She has been a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers' Conference and a fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

Sponsored by: The Sophie Kerr Committee