Anna Leahy

Department of English Chapman University
Orange, CA 92866

Author's Bio

Anna Leahy is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Aperture (Shearsman, 2017) and Constituents of Matter (KSUP, 2007), and two nonfiction books, Generation Space: A Love Story (with Douglas R. Dechow, Stillhouse, 2017) and Tumor (Bloomsbury, 2017). Her essays won the annual literary awards from Ninth Letter and Dogwood in 2016. She edited and co-wrote What We Talk about When We Talk about Creative Writing and Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom (Multilingual Matters, 2016 and 2006). She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she curates the Tabula Poetica reading series and edits the international journal TAB. | @generationspace

Publications and Prizes

(Shearsman Books, 2017)
, Constituents of Matter
(Kent State University Press, 2007)
, Generation Space: A Love Story
(Stillhouse Press, 2017)
, Tumor
(Bloomsbury U.K., 2017)
A Face To Meet the Faces
(University of Akron Press, 2012)
, City of the Big Shoulders
(University of Iowa Press, 2012)
, On the Wing: American Poems of Air and Space
(University of Iowa Press, 2005)
Airplane Reading, Crab Orchard Review, Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry & Prose, Nimrod, Ninth Letter, Spoon River Poetry Review, The Journal, The Pinch, The Southern Review
(Sow's Ear Press, 2000)
, Turns about a Point
(Finishing Line Press, 2006)
Prizes Won: 
Wick Poetry Prize | Ninth Letter Literary Award in Creative Nonfiction | Dogwood Literary Grand Prize | Dakin Fellowship, Sewanee Writers Conference

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Last updated: Dec 02, 2016