Lesley Trites is the author of the story collection A Three-Tiered Pastel Dream (Véhicule Press, 2017) and the poetry collection echoic mimic (Invisible Publishing, 2011). She is the recipient of residencies and grants from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, The Hambidge Center, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (CALQ). Winner of the 2016 3Macs carte blanche Prize, she lives in Montreal, where she is currently the associate editor of the Montreal Review of Books

Lesley's fiction has appeared in carte blanche, Tupelo Quarterly, and the anthology Salut King Kong: New English Writing from Quebec (Véhicule Press, 2014). Her non-fiction has appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books, Maisonneuve, the Montreal Review of Books, the Montreal Gazette, and AFAR, among others.