Leah Browning

Poet, Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Leah Browning is the author of Two Good Ears and Loud Snow, mini-books of flash fiction published by Silent Station Press in 2021 and 2022. She is also the author of three short nonfiction books for teens and pre-teens, all published by Capstone Press, and six chapbooks of poetry and fiction. The most recent chapbook of short fiction, Orchard City, was published by Hyacinth Girl Press in 2017. Browning’s work has appeared in Harpur Palate, Four Way Review, Valparaiso Fiction Review, The Threepenny Review, Flock, Necessary Fiction, Watershed Review, Parhelion Literary Magazine, Newfound, The Forge Literary Magazine, Random Sample Review, Superstition Review, Santa Ana River Review, The Homestead Review, Thin Air Magazine, Belle Ombre, The Petigru Review, South 85 Journal, Belletrist Magazine, The Ilanot Review, The Big Windows Review, The Broadkill Review, Oyster River Pages, Poetry South, Mojave River Review, The Stillwater Review, and elsewhere. Her fiction and poetry have also appeared on materials from Broadsided Press and Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, with audio and video recordings in The Poetry Storehouse, in The Wardrobe, and in anthologies including The Doll Collection from Terrapin Books and Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence from White Pine Press. In addition to writing, Browning has served as editor of the Apple Valley Review since 2005. 

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)
Chapbook:
Orchard City (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2017)
Journals: ,
300 Days of Sun
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42opus
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971 MENU
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A Bad Penny Review
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A Quiet Courage
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apt
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Arable Press
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Birdland Journal
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Blue Fifth Review
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Brink Magazine
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Clapboard House
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Clementine Unbound
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Dime Show Review
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Eclectic Flash
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First Class
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Garo
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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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Lime Hawk
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Literary Mama
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Loch Raven Review
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Mojave River Review
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Nebo
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Necessary Fiction
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Pequin
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Per Contra
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Queen's Feminist Review
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Salome
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Sliver of Stone
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Sou'wester
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South 85 Journal
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Storyscape
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The Citron Review
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The Haven
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The Northville Review
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The Rose & Thorn
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Toad The Journal
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Valparaiso Fiction Review
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Watershed Review
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Westchester Review
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Wild Roof Journal
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Poetry

Anthologies:
101 Jewish Poems for the Third Millennium (Ashland Poetry Press, 2021)
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Lullabies & Confessions: Poetic Explorations of Parenting Across the Lifespan (University Professors Press, 2021)
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Baby Blessings (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2017)
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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:
Out of Body (Dancing Girl Press, 2018)
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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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Amygdala
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Belletrist Magazine
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Blood Orange Review
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Broadkill Review
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Caesura
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Clementine Unbound
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Communion
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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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Foliate Oak
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Freshwater
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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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Scapegoat Review
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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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You Might Need to Hear This

More Information

Gives readings: 
No
Travels for readings: 
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Born in: 
NM
New Mexico
Raised in: 
NM
New Mexico
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Last update: Jul 14, 2022