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Leslie Carol Roberts

Leslie Carol Roberts’ work as an author explores the eco-memoir, layered stories reflecting on climate, ecologies, art, histories, and the narrative of place, through the lens of the personal essay. Her books include Here Is Where I Walk: Episodes from a Life in the Forest (Nevada, 2019) and The Entire Earth and Sky: Views on Antarctic (Nebraska, 2012).  She has lived and worked in Australia, Antarctica, New Zealand, and Thailand, and her writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Fast Company, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Bellevue Literary Review, the Iowa Review, and Fourth Genre, among others. She has received an NEA, a Fulbright, and a Fulbright Travel Grant and is a research scholar in the field of Antarctic humanities, speaking at conferences in the US and abroad. She teaches creative writing and storytelling for designers and artists at California College of the Arts, where she chairs the MFA Writing Program.