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Leigh Wilson

Director of Creative Writing
Director of IPAC

328 Marano Campus Center

Office hours

Fall 2016
Monday and Wednesday
 or by appointment

Leigh Allison Wilson attended Williams College for her BA, and the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa for her MFA. She was a Henry Hoyns Fellow at the University of Virginia for two years after college.

Leigh is the author of two books of fiction and numerous stories and essays. Her first book, From the Bottom Up, won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her second book, Wind, was nominated by William Morrow for a Pulitzer Prize. Her prose has appeared in Harper's, Mademoiselle, Grand Street, The Georgia Review, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, among other magazines and journals. She has frequently reviewed books for The Washington Post Book World. Her work has been anthologized widely and read on NPR's Selected Shorts.


"The Ledger"  published in Wigleaf 

"The Five Different Ways They Died" published in Smokelong Quarterly.

"The Dog House Association Rules" published in New Flash Fiction Review.

Classes taught

 Fall 2016

GST 314/800 TR 9:35-10:55 220 Marano CC
HON 201/800 TR 11:10-12:30 322 Marano CC