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Lesley Richardson

Lesley Richardson

Instructor, English Department: English McKeithan Center (NA) 316
North Campus
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Lesley Richardson received her B.A. in English (2000) and her M.F.A in Creative Writing/Poetry (2003) from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She completed a certificate in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures (2010) from East Carolina University. Her poetry has appeared in several literary journals including Flint Hills Review, California Quarterly, Asheville Poetry Review, Coal City Review, Main Street Rag, and Portals, among others. She enjoys reading, writing, the outdoors, and spending time with her family, which includes her husband, two children, and her pet Yorkie.


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Creative Writing/Poetry, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Certificate in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, East Carolina University

Awards and Publications

Published in several literary journals:

  • Flint Hills Review
  • California Quarterly
  • Coal City Review
  • Asheville Poetry Review
  • Main Street Rag
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