Lesley Howard

Before earning an MFA in fiction from the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, Lesley Howard delivered newspapers, waited tables, worked retail, canvassed for a consumer group, got an MUA and was a regional planner, founded a land trust and served in local government. Betwixt and between, she raised two sons and helped establish the co-housing community where she still lives. In addition to her own writing, she currently works as a freelance editor and a writing coach, and blogs occasionally at https://artofpractice.com and http://afiercelykindword.com