Resident Writing Tutor
Lesley Finn majored in English at the University of Pennsylvania, after which she studied medieval and early modern literature with a focus on manuscript and print culture at Columbia University and the University of Cambridge, UK. She worked in book publishing and taught writing before earning her MFA in fiction from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. As Benjamin Franklin’s Residential College Writing Tutor, Lesley draws on her diverse academic background and continuing practice as a fiction writer to support students. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, she lives on the Connecticut shoreline in Guilford.
Her office is Room 24, LL. Hours are:
Wednesdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (with 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays reserved for Benjamin Franklin students only)
Fridays 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Sundays 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Yale Tutoring Resources:
Writing Center/Tutors/Partners: Writing Tutoring and Programs | Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning (yale.edu)
Academic Strategies: Academic Strategies Program | Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning (yale.edu)
Advising Resources: Welcome | Advising Resources (yale.edu)