Journalist, poet, radio commentator
Lesley has recently opened the Alder Street Studio in South Philadelphia to mentor students and professionals with their writing practice. All levels and genres are welcome: criticism, creative non-fiction, short-story, poetry, memoir.
For more information please email: email@example.com.
Lesley’s journalism has appeared in The New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Vogue, Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio’s Performance Today. She has been a staff reporter for The Miami News, Women’s Wear Daily & W, for 13 years classical music critic of The Philadelphia Inquirer; chief music critic of The San Jose Mercury News and from 2002-2012, critic-at-large of WRTI, 90.1 fm, Temple University Public Radio, Philadelphia.
She has studied poetry with Henri Cole at the New York State Writers Institute, and Daisy Fried of 24 Pearl Street of the Provincetown Fine Arts Center; she is a candidate for the MFA in poetry at Warren Wilson College.