ARTICLES & ESSAYS
Leslie writes about motherhood, mental illness, grief, houses/homes, architecture and design. She drives a deep interest in place and how that shapes us, as well as the interstitial connection of family, dysfunction, and the symmetry and parallels of nature.
“Baby Jars,” Agapanthus Literary | “Thresholds,” A Door is a Jar Literary Magazine | SPEAKING OF APRAXIA: A Parents’ Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech, audio edition, narrated by author, Penguin Random House July 6
“Saying Good-bye to Childhood One Book at a Time,” Literary Mama
“Local Woman Writing: A Walking Tour with Mary Kubica,“ Women Fiction Writers
“Navigating Choppy Waters,” Moms Don’t Have Time to Write: Travel
“Fourteen,“ Mutha Magazine
“Reading to Write: Leslie Lindsay on the Long Journey to her Memoir,” Read Her Like an Open Book.
“Disinheriting Madness & Other Traits,” Runs in the Family|Psychology Today.
“My Mother’s House,” Semicolon Literary Journal.
Snapshots: The Old Farmhouse. The Family Narrative Project.
Suite of Poetry: “My Mother’s Madness.” Coffin Bell Journal, Vol. 3. No. 3.
“Material That Matters,” Brave Voices Literary Magazine, No. 4. [Print only. Reprinted here]
Reader’s Response. Poets & Writers Magazine September/October 2019 [Print Only].
“Children, Caution,” Cleaver Magazine. Issue 24.
“Phantom Tears.” Ruminate: The Waking.
“Material,“ Pithead Chapel. Vol. 7, Issue 5.
Pretentious Backside. Common Ground Review, Vol. 19, Issue 2. Visit website
“Is Writing a Memoir Automatically Therapeutic?” A Craft Essay on Writing about Mental Illness. Cleaver Magazine.
“My Mother is Crazy.” Manifest-Station.
“Sorting.” The Nervous Breakdown.
Speaking of Apraxia: A Parents’ Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech, updated, 2nd edition. Woodbine House, 2020.
Also available in audio.
MODEL HOME: A Memoir of Motherhood, Madness & Memory
MINIATURE ETERNITIES: Hybrid work of interlinked stories featuring family history, the parallels of nature, mental health, motherhood, grief, and architecture, along with historical aspects including The Great Depression; hovering between speculation, folklore, and lyric prose.
Contact: Murray Weiss|Catalyst Literary Management
murray (at) catalystlit. com