Lesley Jenike

Lesley Jenike‘s essays have appeared or will appear soon in The Kenyon Review, phoebe, The Cincinnati Review, The Bennington Review, Diode, Waxwing, and The Account. Her poems have appeared in Tupelo Quarterly, Poetry, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, Rattle, and many other journals.

Her most recent collection is a chapbook of poems, Punctum:, published by the Kent State University Press in 2017.

She teaches at the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio, where she lives with her husband and two small children.


The Canon by Lesley Jenike

  That we’d seen a boy of twelve or thirteen riding a roan mare bareback through rye made no difference; we couldn’t take the time to stop, but if we had, we might’ve seen a whole village, its barn doors thrown open, all horses to market, each one young and […]