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Charles Lesh (PhD ’16) Announces Book on Graffiti Writers and the Spaces They Occupy

book cover for The Writing of Where featuring an angled shot of colorful graffiti on an exterior wall

Charles Lesh (PhD ’16) has announced the upcoming release of his book, The Writing of Where: Graffiti and the Production of Writing Spaces, set to be published in May 2022 by Syracuse University Press. This book builds from Lesh’s dissertation, “Writing Spaces and Places: a Geoethnography of Graffiti Writing in Boston.” Lesh was awarded a Northeastern Humanities Center graduate fellowship in 2015-16 and defended his dissertation in April 2016 under the direction of Professor Chris Gallagher. Lesh is currently an Assistant Professor of English at Auburn University.

Pre-order Lesh’s new book on the Syracuse University Press website.

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