If you've ever been up to your eyebrows in shit, the words of Leonore Wilson will be eerily familiar. In the three pieces that she brings to Unlikely Stories, you'll find the fear, pain, and struggle that many of us know as a second skin.
In his introduction to Anne Sexton's book Transformations, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. said that he treasured Sexton's poems because they let him know he was not alone in his fears. I think you'll find the same to be true of the works of Leonore Wilson.
Leonore Wilson teaches creative writing at Napa Valley College. She recently won the Writers at Work fellowship in non-fiction. She was nominated for two Pushcarts. Her work has appeared in such magazines as The California Quarterly, Yellow Silk, Five Fingers Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, Laurel Review, and Third Coast. Drop her a line at Poet707@aol.com.
Leonore's works here at Unlikely Stories are:
July 1999 - July 2000: