Dr. Leslie Harrison

Assistant Professor

Education

The Johns Hopkins University
University of California, Irvine

Areas of Expertise

Poetry

Biography

Leslie Harrison’s debut book of poems, Displacement, won the 2008 Bakeless prize in poetry and was published by Mariner Books, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in July of 2009.

She holds graduate degrees from The Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, Irvine. Her poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies, including the Best of the Web and Best of the Net anthologies, The New Republic, Poetry, Memorious, Barn Owl Review, Antioch Review and elsewhere.

She was the Philip Roth Resident in Poetry at Bucknell University for the fall of 2010 and, when not at Bucknell, resides in a small town in rural western Massachusetts.

Courses Fall 2017

  • ENGL 311 Writing Poetry
  • ENGL 411 Advanced Writing Poetry
  • ENGL 414 Editing the Literary Magazine