Leslie What

Writer, Editor, Caregiver, Teacher, Maskmaker, Mom


December 2, 2015
7 - 8 pm
I'll be teaching a flash class on writing flash fiction. Bring the tools you need to write and leave with a draft or a beginning of a short short story. Details will be posted at
Timberline Review.

November 12, 2015
Phantom Drift Ensemble Reading
at Tabor Space
Copeland Commons
5441 SE Belmont St,
Portland, OR 97215

6:30 - 8:30 PM,

Reading fiction for the fourth issue of Phantom Drift: New Fabulism until the end of March. Please take a look at the guidelines and send us something.

Find me as an Aisle Shark at the AWP in Seattle, February 26-March 2.

Selected Works

"… Invaluable advice on how to love… how to be human."
–Ursula K. Le Guin
"A powerful,  lean, direct, taut, sinewy, substantive, holy,  prayerful piece of work that matters"
–Brian Doyle
Short Story
Flash Fiction published in Serving House Journal

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