Leslie Shiel


BS in Journalism. Ball State University

MA in Education, University of Evansville

MFA in Creative Writing, Virginia Commonwealth University

Teaching Focus

Creative writing, poetry; creative nonfiction; nature writing.


Forthcoming fall 2016 from Finishing Line Press, Braided (poems)

Self-Portrait as a New Name (poems). Georgetown, KY: Finishing Line Press, June 2015.


Two portraits of Leslie Shiel by Briget Ganske at http://www.brigetganske.com/stand-in-the-light/