Leslie Daniels is the author of the novel Cleaning Nabokov’s House, which was published by Simon & Schuster/Touchstone in 2011 and in translation in five languages, and was recently optioned for film. Leslie worked in publishing for two decades, both as a literary agent and for five years as the fiction editor of Green Mountains Review. She has published stories or essays in Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, New Ohio Review, and Florida Review, among others. Her one-act play, The Hatchery, was produced by The Shooting Gallery in New York City. She lives in Ithaca and teaches writing in the Spalding University M.F.A. program.

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