Dawn Leas


Author's Bio

Dawn Leas is the author of Take Something When You Go, (Winter Goose Publishing 2016), and I Know When to Keep Quiet, (Finishing Line Press, 2010). Her poems have appeared in Literary Mama, San Pedro River Review, SWWIM, SoFloPo, The Pedestal Magazine,and elsewhere. Her work won an honorable mention in the 2005 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In past lives she's been a copywriter, English teacher, admissions director, and stay-at-home mom. Currently, she writes, edits, teaches, and leads workshops and retreats.

Publications & Prizes

Take Something When You Go (Winter Goose Publishing, 2016)
Prizes won: 

Honorable Mention, Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize, 2005

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Illness/Wellness, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
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Born in: 
Elizabeth, NJ
New Jersey
Raised in: 
Roselle Park and Highland Lakes, NJ; New Orleans; Denton, TX; Clarks Summit, PA
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Last update: Sep 07, 2019