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Lesley Wheeler

Lesley Wheeler

Unbecoming is Lesley Wheeler’s debut novel. Her novella in verse, in the 2012 collection The Receptionist and Other Tales, was short-listed for the James Tiptree Jr. Award. Wheeler is also the author of four other poetry books, most recently The State She’s In from Tinderbox Editions. Her poems, essays, and reviews appear in Poetry, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Strange Horizons, Ecotone, Cascadia Subduction Zone, and elsewhere. Winner of grants from Fulbright and The National Endowment for the Humanities, Wheeler is Poetry Editor of Shenandoah. She teaches poetry, sf, and creative writing at a liberal arts college in Virginia.

The Receptionist and Other Tales Unbecoming