Author: Leslie Jill Patterson
Leslie Jill Patterson teaches in the creative writing program at Texas Tech University, where she is also the editor of Iron Horse Literary Review. Her prose is forthcoming or has recently appeared in Texas Monthly, Colorado Review, Creative Nonfiction, Baltimore Review, Grist, The New Guard, Barrelhouse, and other publications. Lee K. Abbott recently awarded her collection-in-progress, The Stories We Tell Ourselves, the winner of the Everett Southwest Literary Award. Additionally, she serves as the case storyteller for the Texas Regional Public Defenders Office for Capital Cases, where she interviews witnesses and the accused and fights the death penalty in Texas. In 2012, she received an Embrey Human Rights Fellowship for her work with indigent defendants charged with capital murder.
Stories by Leslie Jill Patterson
What Manner of Triumph - June 24, 2013