Leah Umansky

Poet

New York, NY
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Author's Bio

Leah Umansky is the author of two full length collections, The Barbarous Century, and Domestic Uncertainties among others. She earned her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and has curated and hosted The COUPLET Reading Series in NYC since 2011.  Her poetry and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in such places as The Bennington Review, The New York Times,  POETRY, The Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day,  Rhino, and Pleiades. She can be found at www.leahumansky.com or @leah.umansky on IG.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Eloquent Poem (Persea Books, 2019)
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Misrepresented Peoples (NYQ Books, 2018)
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Read Woman: An Anthology (Locked Horn Press, 2014)
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The American Voice in Poetry (Poetry Center Passaic County Community College, 2010)
Books:
The Barbarous Century (Eyewear Publishing, 2018)
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Straight Away the Emptied World (Kattywompus Press, 2016)
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Gendered & Written: Forums on Poetics: (Locked Horn Press, 2014)
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Domestic Uncertainties (BlazeVOX books, 2013)
Chapbook:
Don Dreams and I Dream (Kattywompus Press, 2014)
Journals: ,
Barrow Street
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Forklift, Ohio
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Lips
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Magma Poetry
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Ping Pong
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Poetry Magazine
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PSA Poetry Review
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Slice Magazine
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The White Review
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Women's Studies Quarterly
Prizes won: 

Honorable Mention for the 2012 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize sponsored by the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist, Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Syosset , NY
New York
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Last update: Jul 07, 2021