Leah Umansky's first book,Domestic Uncertainties, is available now from Blazevox Books.
She is currently working on her second collection of poems focusing our 21st century technological world, science fiction, social media, and AMC's Mad Men.
She received her BA in English/Creative Writing from SUNY Binghamton and her MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College.
She is also the host/curator of COUPLET: a poetry and music series on the Lower East Side (http://coupletreadingseries.tumblr.com)
Read more at: http://iammyownheroine.com
Order DOMESTIC UNCERTAINTIES at: http://www.blazevox.org/index.php/Shop/Poetry/domestic-uncertainties-by-leah-umansky-310/
Publications and Prizes
The American Voice in Poetry (Poetry Center Passaic County Community College, 2010)
Barrow Street, Cream City Review, Harpur Palate, Lips, Magma Poetry, Paterson Literary Review, Ping Pong, Women's Studies Quarterly
Honorable Mention for the 2012 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize sponsored by the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College.
What I'm Reading Now:
daylight gate by jeanette winterson, snowballs chance by john reed, wild by cheryl strayed, bluets by maggie nelson
Wuthering Heights;The Passion;Mysteries of Pittsburgh; History of Love; Ethan Frome; Jane Eyre;Tenant of Wildfell Hall; Jude the Obscure; Tess of the d'urbervilles; Lolita; The Chocolate War; The American Woman in the Chinese Hat; Aurole; Wonder Boys; The Hours; Mrs. Dalloway; Animal Farm; My Antonia; The English Patient;Love, Death & The Changing of Seasons
Emily Bronte; Jeanette Winterson; Carole Maso; Michael Chabon; Anne Carson; Nicole Krauss; Marie Howe; Frank O'Hara; Mark Doty; Sharon Olds; Adrienne Rich; T.S Eliot; Maria Mazziotti Gillan; Michael Ondaatje; Sylvia Plath;
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Listing last updated: January 28, 2013