Leah Browning

Fiction Writer, Poet

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 & Prizes

Fiction

Anthologies:
Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence (White Pine Press, 2016)
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Myth+Magic (Porkbelly Press, 2015)
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300 Days of Sun
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42opus
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971 MENU
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Arable Press
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Bluestem Magazine
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Brink Magazine
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Clapboard House
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Dime Show Review
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Eclectic Flash
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First Class
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Gnarled Oak
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Halfway Down the Stairs
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Helen
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Homestead Review
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Images
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Lily Lit Review
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Literary Mama
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Nebo
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Pequin
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Per Contra
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Salome
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The Citron Review
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The Northville Review
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The Rose & Thorn
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Thin Air Magazine
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Toad The Journal
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Valparaiso Fiction Review
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Poetry

Anthologies:
The Doll Collection (Terrapin Books, 2016)
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Gratitude Prayers: Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2013)
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Mamas and Papas: On the Sublime and Heartbreaking Art of Parenting (City Works Press, 2010)
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'Scapes: Poetry & Company, A Kingston Community Anthology (Hidden Brook Press, 2007)
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Family Pictures: Poems & Photographs Celebrating Our Loved Ones (Capital BookFest, 2007)
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Miracles of Motherhood: Prayers and Poems for a New Mother (Center Street/Hachette Book Group USA, 2007)
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To Have and to Hold: Poems, Blessings, and Wishes for Newlyweds (Center Street/Hachette Book Group USA, 2007)
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Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems About Marriage (Grayson Books, 2003)
Chapbooks:
In the Chair Museum (Dancing Girl Press, 2013)
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Picking Cherries in the Española Valley (Dancing Girl Press, 2010)
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Making Love to the Same Man for Fifteen Years (Big Table Publishing Company, 2009)
Journals:
All Things Girl
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Blood Orange Review
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Caesura
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Corium Magazine
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Dressing Room Poetry Journal
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Driftwood Review
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Extract(s)
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Fertile Ground
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Heron Tree
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Mothering
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MotherVerse
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Prairie Poetry
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Queen's Feminist Review
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Queen's Quarterly
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Studio One
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Sweet: A Literary Confection
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The Literary Bohemian
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The Orange Room Review
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Raised in: 
NM
New Mexico
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Last update: May 10, 2017