Leila A. Fortier is a poet, artist, and photographer currently residing in Okinawa, Japan while pursuing her BFA in English Creative Writing through Southern New Hampshire University. Her unique visual poetry is crafted into abstract designs, often accompanied by her own multi-medium forms of art, photography, and spoken performance. Her work has been translated into several foreign languages in a collaborative movement to foster cultural diversity through poetry and literature.
With over one hundred publishing credits; her work in all its mediums has been featured in a variety of literary publications both in print and online. She is the author of Metanoia’s Revelation (2007), and editor of two books benefiting humanitarian causes: A World of Love: Voices for Carmen (2007), and Pappankalan, India: Through the Eyes of Children (2010).
A complete listing of her published works can be found at: www.leilafortier.com
Publications and Prizes
Love Notes Anthology (Vagabondage Press, 2011)
Carnival, Counterexample Poetics, DaMazine, dirtcakes, Diverse Voices Quarterly, Do Not Look at the Sun, Dr. Hurley's Snake-Oil Cure, Einstein's Pocket Watch, Front Porch Review, Gadfly, Glassworks, Gloom Cupboard, Guerilla Pamphlets, Hazard Cat, Inclement, Indigo Rising, Liquid Imagination, Moon Milk Review, Muscle & Blood, Mused BellaOnline Literary Review, Nefarious Ballerina, New Love Stories, Opium Poetry, outwardlink.net, Oysters & Chocolate, Parabola, Phantom Kangaroo, Poetry Kanto, Raven Images, Red Lion Sq., Red Ochre Lit, Sage of Consciousness Literary Review, Sarasvati, Sea Stories, Short, Fast and Deadly, Short, Fast, and Deadly, Subliminal Interiors, The Camel Saloon, The Final Draft, The Literary Burlesque, The River, The Write Room, Third Wednesday, Torrid Literature Journal, Trillium Literary Journal, Visions with Voices, vox poetica, Weird Year, Women in REDzine, ZOUCH Magazine & Miscellany
Rumi, Gibran, Rilke, Anais Nin, Mirabai, Tagore
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Listing last updated: February 10, 2013