Therese Gleason

Poetry Editor

Therese Gleason is author of two chapbooks: Libation (2006), selected by Kwame Dawes as co-winner of the South Carolina Poetry Initiative chapbook competition, and Matrilineal (Finishing Line, 2021). A Pushcart and Best-of-the-Net nominee, her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Rattle, America, New Ohio Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, San Pedro River Review, The Worcester Review, Halfway Down the Stairs, Psaltery & Lyre, Literary Mama, SWWIM, Mass Poetry’s Hard Work of Hope, Painted Bride Quarterly, and elsewhere. A dyslexia therapist and literacy teacher for children with learning differences, she lives in Worcester, MA with her spouse and three children. Therese is a reader for The Worcester Review, and has an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University. Find her at