Leah Browning

Author's Bio

Leah Browning has worked as a freelance writer and editor since 1995. She is the author of three nonfiction books for teens and pre-teens, all published by Capstone Press, and three chapbooks: In the Chair Museum (Dancing Girl Press, 2013), Picking Cherries in the Española Valley (Dancing Girl Press, 2010), and Making Love to the Same Man for Fifteen Years (Big Table Publishing, 2009). Browning's fiction, poetry, essays, and articles have previously appeared in a variety of publications including Chagrin River Review, Queen's Quarterly, 42opus, Fiction Southeast, Bluestem Magazine, Cape Fear Review, 300 Days of Sun, Toad, Mud Season Review, Glassworks Magazine, Storyscape Journal, The Saint Ann's Review, Per Contra, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, Halfway Down the Stairs, Wigleaf, Heron Tree, The Citron Review, and Corium Magazine, as well as on a broadside from Broadsided Press, on postcards and bookmarks from the program Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, in The Wardrobe, with audio and video recordings in The Poetry Storehouse, and in several anthologies. Her fourth chapbook, Out of Body, is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. In addition to writing, Browning serves as editor of the Apple Valley Review, an online literary journal. Each issue features a collection of poetry, short fiction, and essays.

Publications and Prizes

'Scapes: Poetry & Company, A Kingston Community Anthology
(Hidden Brook Press, 2007)
, Family Pictures: Poems & Photographs Celebrating Our Loved Ones
(Capital BookFest, 2007)
, Gratitude Prayers: Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness
(Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2013)
, Mamas and Papas: On the Sublime and Heartbreaking Art of Parenting
(City Works Press, 2010)
, Miracles of Motherhood: Prayers and Poems for a New Mother
(Center Street/Hachette Book Group USA, 2007)
, Myth+Magic
(Porkbelly Press, 2015)
, Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence
(White Pine Press, 2016)
, Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems About Marriage
(Grayson Books, 2003)
, The Doll Collection
(Terrapin Books, 2016)
, To Have and to Hold: Poems, Blessings, and Wishes for Newlyweds
(Center Street/Hachette Book Group USA, 2007)
100 Word Story, 300 Days of Sun, 42opus, 971 MENU, All Things Girl, Apt, Arable Press, Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, Barnstorm Journal, Blood Orange Review, Bluestem Magazine, Boston Literary Magazine, Brink Magazine, Broadsided Press, Caesura, Chagrin River Review, Clapboard House, Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Corium Magazine, Dime Show Review, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, Driftwood Review, Eclectic Flash, Eunoia Review, Extract(s), Fertile Ground, Fiction Southeast, First Class, Foliate Oak, Glassworks Magazine, Gnarled Oak, Halfway Down the Stairs, Helen, Heron Tree, Homestead Review, Images, Lily Lit Review, Literary Mama, Mothering, MotherVerse, Mud Season Review, Nebo, Newfound, Pequin, Per Contra, Prairie Poetry, Queen's Feminist Review, Queen's Quarterly, Random Sample Review, Saint Ann's Review, Salome, Storyscape, Studio One, Superstition Review, Sweet: A Literary Confection, Blue Hour, The Citron Review, The Literary Bohemian, The Northville Review, Orange Room Review, The Rose & Thorn, Thin Air Magazine, Tipton Poetry Journal, Toad The Journal, Valparaiso Fiction Review, White Whale Review, Wigleaf
In the Chair Museum
(Dancing Girl Press, 2013)
, Making Love to the Same Man for Fifteen Years
(Big Table Publishing Company, 2009)
, Picking Cherries in the Española Valley
(Dancing Girl Press, 2010)

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Last updated: May 10, 2017