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Leah Browning

Author's Bio

Leah Browning has worked as a freelance writer and editor since 1995. She is the author of three nonfiction books for teens and pre-teens, all published by Capstone Press, and three chapbooks: In the Chair Museum (Dancing Girl Press, 2013), Picking Cherries in the Española Valley (Dancing Girl Press, 2010), and Making Love to the Same Man for Fifteen Years (Big Table Publishing, 2009). Browning's fiction, poetry, essays, and articles have previously appeared in a variety of publications including Queen's Quarterly, 42opus, The Saint Ann's Review, Tipton Poetry Journal, Per Contra, 300 Days of Sun, Bluestem Magazine, Storyscape Journal, Cape Fear Review, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, Halfway Down the Stairs, Wigleaf, Heron Tree, The Citron Review, and Corium Magazine, as well as on a broadside from Broadsided Press, on postcards and bookmarks from the program Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, with audio and video recordings in The Poetry Storehouse, and in several anthologies. Her fourth chapbook, Out of Body, is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. In addition to writing, Browning serves as editor of the Apple Valley Review, an online literary journal. Each issue features a collection of poetry, short fiction, and essays.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
In the Chair Museum (Dancing Girl Press, 2013), Picking Cherries in the Española Valley (Dancing Girl Press, 2010), Making Love to the Same Man for Fifteen Years (Big Table Publishing Company, 2009)
Anthologies:
Gratitude Prayers: Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2013), Mamas and Papas: On the Sublime and Heartbreaking Art of Parenting (City Works Press, 2010), 'Scapes: Poetry & Company, A Kingston Community Anthology (Hidden Brook Press, 2007), Family Pictures: Poems & Photographs Celebrating Our Loved Ones (Capital BookFest, 2007), Miracles of Motherhood: Prayers and Poems for a New Mother (Center Street/Hachette Book Group USA, 2007), To Have and to Hold: Poems, Blessings, and Wishes for Newlyweds (Center Street/Hachette Book Group USA, 2007), Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems About Marriage (Grayson Books, 2003)
Journals:
300 Days of Sun, 42opus, 971 MENU, apt, Arable Press, Autumn Sky Poetry, Barnstorm, Blood Orange Review, Bluestem Magazine, Boston Literary Magazine, Brink Magazine, Broadsided Press, Caesura, Clapboard House, Corium Magazine, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, Driftwood Review, Eclectic Flash, Eunoia, Extract(s), Fertile Ground, Foliate Oak, Halfway Down the Stairs, Heron Tree, Images, Lily Lit Review, Literary Mama, Mothering, MotherVerse, Pequin, Per Contra, Prairie Poetry, Queen's Feminist Review, Queen's Quarterly, Saint Ann's Review, Salome, Storyscape, Studio One, Sweet: A Literary Confection, The Citron Review, The Literary Bohemian, The Northville Review, The Orange Room Review, The Rose & Thorn, Tipton Poetry Journal, White Whale Review, Wigleaf

Leah Browning Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Alice Munro, David Sedaris, Anne Tyler, Amy Bloom, Lee Smith, Ha Jin, Raymond Carver, Daniyal Mueenuddin, Elizabeth Tallent, Maile Meloy, Jhumpa Lahiri, Ann Patchett, Elinor Lipman, Haruki Murakami, Aimee Bender, Miranda July, Sharon Olds, Ellen Bass, Andrea Barrett

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Listing last updated: August 8, 2014

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