Leslie McGrath is a widely published poet and a former managing editor of Drunken Boat , an online journal of the arts. “My poetry is informed by my training in clinical psychology, as well as a background in Spanish language literature,” she said.
Her poetry has appeared in Agni online, Alimentum, Beloit Poetry Journal, DIAGRAM, Poetry Ireland, and elsewhere. Her literary interviews have appeared in the Writer’s Chronicle and on public radio. Winner of the 2004 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, her first collection of poetry, Opulent Hunger, Opulent Rage, was published by Main Street Rag Press (2009.) She is also the editor, along with Ravi Shankar, of Radha Says, the posthumous poetry collection of Reetika Vazirani, published by Drunken Boat Press. A chapbook, Toward Anguish was published by the Providence Athenaeum, 2007.