Leah Griesmann

San Francisco, CA 94112

Author's Bio

Leah Griesmann has received a 2015 Elizabeth George Foundation Grant in Fiction, a 2014 MacDowell Colony Fellowship in Fiction, a 2013 DAAD Grant in Fiction (Berlin), and a 2010-2011 Steinbeck Fellowship in Fiction. Her short stories have appeared in The Weekly Rumpus, Union Station, The Cortland Review, J Journal: New Writing on Justice, and PEN Center USA's The Rattling Wall. Her fiction has been read or performed at the Center for Literary Arts, Sacramento Stories on Stage, Why There Are Words, San Jose Play on Words, and Litquake San Francisco—Original Shorts.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Fourteen Hills, J Journal: New Writing on Justice, Litro Magazine, Pif Magazine, Swink, Boiler Journal, Cortland Review, The Rattling Wall, The Rumpus, Union Station Magazine
Prizes Won: 
Writing Residency, Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai, 2015-2016 Elizabeth George Foundation Grant in Fiction, 2015 MacDowell Colony Fellowship in Fiction, 2014; DAAD Grant in Fiction, Berlin, 2013; Steinbeck Fellowship in Fiction, 2010-2011

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Camden
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Last updated: Aug 05, 2015