Writing

— Books & Things —

Lenk writes poetry, literary and genre fiction, and sometimes lyric hybrids. He is currently unagented.

Publications

Fiction
“Death on Vacation” (Thread Literary Journal 11)

The Missing, a Victorian historical/spec (Month 9 Books/Holloway Lit, 2017)
Nominated for the Walter Dean Myers Award 2018
Requested submission by ALA/GLBTRT Stonewall Youth Subcommittee

Creative Nonfiction
“Control” - iOLit

Poetry
“Hylophobia” (Pushcart Prize nominee, F(r)iction 10)
“Hansel & Gretel on a Day Trip” (Thread Literary Journal 10, F(r)iction 10)
“In No Particular Order, a Series of Sleepless Nights” (Thread Lit Journal 10; F(r)iction 10)
“New Jersey, 1999” (Thread Literary Journal 11)
“Persephone Before the Underworld” (Thread Literary Journal 11, Obsidian 43.2;
winner of 2017 Bettye Newman Poetry Award; 43rd New Millennium Writings finalist)
“N 36th and Fremont Ave” (CatheXis Northwest Press)


Lenk has had the honor of working with award-winning and spearheading writers such as Heather Sellers,
Ira Sukrungruang, Yale-published poet Jay Hopler, and theater critic/playwright Mark Leib.