Leesa Cross-Smith

Author's Bio

Leesa loves baseball and hippie music. She is the author of EVERY KISS A WAR (Mojave River Press, 2014). She is co-founder/editor of a literary magazine called WhiskeyPaper. She is represented by Kerry D'Agostino of Curtis Brown Ltd.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Carve Magazine 2011 Anthology
(Carve Magazine, 2012)
Journals: 
Atticus Review, Bluestem Magazine, Carve, Dogzplot, Five [Quarterly], Folio, Gigantic Sequins, Hobart, Juked, Linden Avenue Literary Journal, Midwestern Gothic, NANO Fiction, NAP, Pithead Chapel, SmokeLong Quarterly, Specter Magazine, Storychord, Synaesthesia Magazine, The Collapsar, Word Riot
Prizes Won: 
2011 Carve Magazine, Raymond Carver Short Story Contest Editor’s Choice. storySouth Million Writers Award Notable Story of 2011. 2012 Flannery O'Connor Short Fiction Award Finalist. 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award Semifinalist. 2014 Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions. 2015 Best Small Fictions, Queen's Ferry Press.

More Information

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Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Last updated: Aug 10, 2015