Lesley Jenike Wins the Ohio Chapbook Prize
We are so pleased to announce that Lesley Jenike has been selected as the winner of this year’s Ohio Chapbook Prize for her collection Punctum. Jenike's full-length books are Ghost of Fashion (CW Books, 2009) and Holy Island (Gold Wake Press, 2014). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, the Gettysburg Review, the Southern Review, Passages North, Gulf Coast, Rattle, and many other journals. She's received fellowships and scholarships from The Ohio Arts Council, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 2008. She teaches at the Columbus College of Art and Design and lives in Columbus with her husband and young daughter.