Leslee Becker

Leslee Becker is an accomplished writer and professor of creative writing at Colorado State University. She has published a story collection, The Sincere Café, and individual stories in Ploughshares, The Atlantic, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, Iowa Review, and elsewhere. Prizes and awards include: the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society Award; the Moondance International Film Festival Award; Nimrod/Katherine Anne Porter Prize; and Boston Review’s Fiction Prize.

She picked up her Poudre River Public Library card her first week in Fort Collins. That was 27 years ago, which proves she found a good home in Fort Collins.