blackbirdonline journalSpring 2019  Vol. 18 No. 1
Leslie Shiel

Leslie Shiel is the author of two chapbooks, Braided (2017) and Self-Portrait as a New Name (2015), both from Finishing Line Press, and has published poems in Crab Orchard Review, Poetry International, The Southern Review, and The Sun. She teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she received the College of Humanities and Sciences 2014 Distinguished Adjunct Award, and at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, where she received the 2014 Master Teacher Award.  end