Leah Browning's recent publications include a poem, "Time Zones," from 8-West Press
(December 19, 2016); a short story, "Small Kindness," in Superstition Review (Fall
2016); a short story, "Adrenaline," in Flash Flash Click (December 6, 2016); a short
story, "Friday Night at the Mermaid Inn," in Newfound (Fall 2016); a poem, "Charley
Horse," in Clementine Unbound (October 2016); a short story, "Two Good Ears," in The
Homestead Review (Fall 2016); a poem, "Approaching the Intersection of Princess and
Bath," in the Dialogues section of Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (June 5, 2016); a short
story, "Double You," in Santa Ana River Review (Spring 2016); a short story, "We Know
You By Your Face," in A Bad Penny Review (May 2016); a short story, "Horse Girls," in
GARO, an online outpost of the Rocky Mountain Land Library (May 19, 2016); a short
story, "Tiebreakers," in Bellows American Review (April 6, 2016); a poem, "In the Chair
Museum," reprinted in The Doll Collection, an anthology edited by Diane Lockward
(2016); a short story, "Threads," in First Class Literary Magazine (March 18, 2016); a
short story, "Elise in Italy," in Waypoints (March 2016); a sequence of three short stories,
reprinted as "Little Signs," in the anthology Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash
Sequence (2016); a poem, "Refrain," reprinted in The Literary Review (February 3,
2016); a short story, "Where You Belong," in Nebo (Fall 2015); a short story, "What You
See," in Lime Hawk (Fall 2015); a short story, "5290 Bear Creek," in Wigleaf (December
1, 2015); a short story, "Vintage Binoculars," in Thin Air Magazine (November 29, 2015);
a poem, "Paris," in Autumn Sky Poetry Daily (June 3, 2015); a short story, "Elise in
Croatia," in LitroNY (May 31, 2015); and three poems—"Crossing from One Continent to
the Next," "The Blue Room," and "Time Loops Back on Itself"—in Amygdala (May 14,
2015). "Any Day Now," which was originally published in Dressing Room Poetry Journal
and reprinted in The Poetry Storehouse and A Year of Being Here, is also available on a
printable broadside with original artwork by Sarah Browning.
The Fall 2016 issue of the Apple Valley Review is available online.
A Brief 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: Babysitting Basics, Babysitting
Rules, and Sleepovers, all published by Capstone Press. Her first chapbook of poetry,
Making Love to the Same Man for Fifteen Years, was published by Big Table Publishing
in 2009. The second and third, Picking Cherries in the Española Valley and In the
Chair Museum, were published by Dancing Girl Press in 2010 and 2013, respectively.
Her first chapbook of short fiction, Things I Remember When I'm Sober, was released
by Silent Station Press in 2015.
Browning's fiction, poetry, essays, and articles have previously appeared in a variety of
publications including Chagrin River Review, Queen's Quarterly, 42opus, The Saint
Ann's Review, Bluestem Magazine, Blood Orange Review, Dressing Room Poetry
Journal, Fiction Southeast, The Citron Review, Corium Magazine, Per Contra, Halfway
Down the Stairs, The Literary Bohemian, The Blue Hour Magazine, Wigleaf, Storyscape
Journal, 300 Days of Sun, Mud Season Review, and Glassworks Magazine. Her fiction
and poetry have also appeared on a broadside from Broadsided Press, on postcards
and bookmarks from the program Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, in The Wardrobe, in
several anthologies, and with audio and video recordings in The Poetry Storehouse.
Nic Sebastian's short film for "There's Nothing," which first appeared in The Poetry
Storehouse, was the Poets & Writers Clip of the Day on July 10, 2014.
Browning's poetry and fiction are forthcoming in Cordella Magazine, Santa Fe Literary
Review, and Cape Fear Review; in Baby Blessings, an anthology from Andrews McMeel
Publishing; in her fourth chapbook of poetry, Out of Body, from Dancing Girl Press; and
in her second chapbook of fiction, Orchard City, from Hyacinth 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.
For a more detailed bio and a list of selected publications, please click here.
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