Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel's most recent essay "Darth Vader," will be published on the Tin House blog

She has also published essays in StoryQuarterly Drunken Boat., The Kenyon Review, Conjunctions, The Iowa Review, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. She's a recipient of the Richard J. Margolis Award, a Washington State Grant for Artist Projects and an Iowa Arts Grant. Most recently, she was awarded a 2017 writing residency at the Bloedel Reserve

She holds an MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana and an MFA from Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program. She teaches creative writing at Whitman College.