Leesa Cross-Smith

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Leesa loves baseball and hippie music. She is the author of WHISKEY & RIBBONS (Hub City Press, 2018) and 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 & Prizes

Anthology:
Carve Magazine 2011 Anthology (Carve Magazine, 2012)
Book:
Whiskey & Ribbons (Hub City Press, 2018)
Journals: ,
Blue Fifth Review
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Bluestem Magazine
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Dogzplot
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Hobart
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Juked
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Linden Avenue Literary Journal
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NAP
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Specter Magazine
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Storychord
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Synaesthesia Magazine
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The Collapsar
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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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
KY
Kentucky
Raised in: 
KY
Kentucky
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Last update: Jan 13, 2018