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Leila A. Fortier

Author's Bio

Leila A. Fortier is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet, artist, and photographer residing in Okinawa, Japan. Her sculpted poetry is often accompanied by her own multi-medium forms of art, photography, and spoken performance. Known for her contributions to humanitarian causes through the arts, selections of her work have also been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, and German in a growing effort to foster cultural diversity and understanding through the voice of poetry. She has most recently initiated the venue Poetic License to support other writers through book reviews, feature interviews, articles, and inspiration. Her work in all its mediums has been featured in hundreds of publications globally in print and online. Numinous is her second book of poetry newly released through Saint Julian Press. A complete listing of her published works can be found at: www.leilafortier.com

Publications and Prizes

Numinous (Saint Julian Press, 2014)
In the Company of Women (Edgar and Lenore's Publishing House, 2016), Love Notes Anthology (Vagabondage Press, 2011)
Asia Literary Review, Barking Sycamores, Bone Orchard Poetry, Carnival, Chronogram, Counterexample Poetics, Crisis Chronicles Online Library, DaMazine, DeltaWomen Magazine, dirtcakes, Dirty Chai, Diverse Voices Quarterly, Do Not Look at the Sun, Dr. Hurley's Snake-Oil Cure, Dual Coast Magazine, Edgar Allan Poet, Einstein's Pocket Watch, FreeFall, Front Porch Review, Gadfly, Glassworks, Gloom Cupboard, Guerilla Pamphlets, Hazard Cat, Inclement, Indigo Rising, Iodine Poetry Journal, Knot Magazine, Lady Ink Magazine, Liquid Imagination, Magic Cat Press, Moon Milk Review, Moronic Ox, Muscle & Blood, Mused BellaOnline Literary Review, Nefarious Ballerina, New Love Stories, Opium Poetry, outwardlink.net, Oysters & Chocolate, Parabola, Perspective, Phantom Kangaroo, Pirene's Fountain, Poetry Kanto, Poetry WTF?!, Pot Luck Magazine, Quite Curious Literature, Raven Images, Red Lion Sq., Red Ochre Lit, Sage of Consciousness, Sage of Consciousness Literary Review, Saint Julian Press, Sarasvati, Sea Stories, Short, Fast and Deadly, Short, Fast, and Deadly, Social-i , Subliminal Interiors, Synchronized Chaos, The Camel Saloon, The Corner Club Press, The Final Draft, The Literary Burlesque, The Literary Yard, The Mindful Word, The Penmen Review, The River, The Woven Tale Press, The Write Room, Third Wednesday, Torrid Literature Journal, Trillium Literary Journal, Tuck Magazine, Vapid Kitten, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Visions with Voices, vox poetica, Weird Year, Women in REDzine, Writing Tomorrow, ZOUCH Magazine & Miscellany

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Rumi, Gibran, Rilke, Anais Nin, Mirabai, Tagore, Octavio Paz, Lorca

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Listing last updated: November 25, 2014

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Marquette, MI

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