लेश करण (Lesh Karan) is a Naarm/Melbourne-based poet and essayist.

Her recent publications include Admissions, a Red Room Poetry anthology, Best of Australian Poems 2022, Australian Poetry Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, Island, Mascara Literary Review and Rabbit, amongst others. Lesh was shortlisted for the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize, and is currently completing a Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing at the University of Melbourne. She is a former medical writer and pharmacist, and is of Fiji Indian heritage. Read Lesh’s work.