Alex Leslie

Alex Leslie

Biography: 

Alex Leslie's collection of short stories We All Need to Eat was published in Fall 2018 by Book*hug and was named a Top 10 book of 2018 by NOW Magazine and a fiction pick of 2018 by the 49th Shelf. Stories from the collection were published by Granta and the Journey Prize anthology. Alex's previous books are the poetry collection The things I heard about you (Nightwood) which was shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Prize for innovative poetry and the collection of stories People Who Disappear (Freehand) which was shortlisted for the Lambda Award for debut fiction and the chapbook of microfictions 20 Objects for the New World (Nomados). Alex's next book of poetry Vancouver for Beginners, is forthcoming from Book*hug in Fall 2019. Website: alexleslie.wordpress.com.