Kent Neal (Poetry, January 2023) has three poems in the current issue of Hole in the Head Review: “Conversion Therapy for a Straight Razor,” “Maintaining the Line,” and “Men Like Us.” Elizabeth Shick (Fiction, January 2019) has a […]
Enzo Silon Surin’s (Poetry, 2012) poem “When Night Fills with Premature Exits” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Black Lawrence Press. The poem was also featured recently on Jody Hobbs Hesler’s (June, 2017) short story “Grown-Up […]
the TONIC, a new literary journal affiliated with the MFA Program at Lesley University, has published its inaugural issue. AJ Verdelle (Fiction, MFA faculty) served as the guest editor for the inaugural issue of the TONIC, and is […]
Stephanie Willing (WFYP, June 2017) is the winner of the Best Audiobook Performance in Fiction at the 2023 One Voice Awards. She also has an article “5 Tips for Writing Middle-Grade Fiction” in Career Authors. She is also […]
Candice Iloh (WFYP, June 2017) received a starred review in Kirkus for their forthcoming novel in verse, Salt the Water. Katherine Karch (WFYP, June 2018) has a story, “The Wielder Does Not Know Regret” in the August 2023 […]
Kate Fussner’s (WFYP, June 2021) middle-grade novel-in-verse The Song of Us is listed in Lambda Literary as one of May’s Most Anticipated LGBTQIA+ Books. The Song of Us is also listed in Rainbow Reads New Release Round-Up: Children’s […]
Kate Fussner (WFYP, June 2021) has a review of her debut YA novel The Song of Us in Publishers Weekly. Tracey Baptiste (WFYP, MFA faculty) was featured on Good Morning America, talking about her new picture book The […]
Naomi Mulvihill (Poetry, 2011) is the winner of the 2023 Clayton Prize, awarded by the editors the Michigan Quarterly Review for her poem “Poly-, Ambi-“ Katie DeBonville (Nonfiction, January 2023) has an essay “Bridges” in the March 2023 […]
Enzo Surin Silon (Poetry, 2012) is featured in an article in The Item, where he discusses winning the Massachusetts Book Award, and his forthcoming poetry collection American Scapegoat, now available for preorder from Black Lawrence Press. Jennifer LeBlanc […]
Lesley has a new lit mag, The Tonic, to be released in early 2023! The first issue will be guest-edited by A.J. Verdelle. Submissions are now open until November, details here. Emily Inouye Huey’s (WFYP, June 2011) YA […]