Leila Wilson

Creative Writing

Leila Wilson is Visiting Lecturer with the Committee on Creative Writing. Her poems have appeared in A Public Space, Denver Quarterly, Poetry, The Canary, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Friends of Literature Prize from the Poetry Foundation and an Academy of American Poets College Prize. She received her MFA from Indiana University and her MA from University of Chicago. A former editor at Chicago Review, she teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her book, The Hundred Grasses, was published by Milkweed Editions in April 2013.