Leah Browning
New Projects

Leah Browning's fourth chapbook of poetry, Out of Body, is now available from Dancing
Girl Press.  The collection was released in March 2018 and features a cover photograph
Elisa Imperi.  

Orchard City, Browning's second chapbook of short fiction, was published by Hyacinth
Girl Press (with a cover design by Sarah Reck) in August 2017.  "Longcase Clock," a
story from
Orchard City, was reprinted in conjunction with Wigleaf's tenth birthday.  The
story and a 2 1/2 Questions interview conducted by
Wigleaf intern Haley Benson
appeared on April 8, 2018.

Browning's recent publications also include a short story, "
Wax," in The Forge Literary
(August 27, 2018); a short story, "Savior," in Uproot (Spring 2018); a short
story, "In the Air," in
The Threepenny Review (Winter 2018); a series of three short
stories, "
False Alarm," in Star 82 Review (December 2017); a poem, "Vancouver-
Beijing," in
Poetry South (2017); a short story, "Immolation," in Santa Fe Literary Review
(2017); a short story, "Empty Nests," in
Sliver of Stone Magazine (October 2017); a short
story, "
Skin," in Valparaiso Fiction Review (Summer 2017); a poem, "Peripheral Vision,"
The Stillwater Review (2017); a short story, "Going in to Put Away His Laundry," in
Blue Fifth Review: Blue Five Notebook Series (Summer 2017); a short story, "On
Holiday," in Watershed Review (Spring 2017); a short story, "Painted Ladies," in Helen
Literary Magazine
(Spring 2017); a poem, "Alternate Interpretations," in Cordella
(2017); two poems, "In Transit" and "In the Meadow Next to the Rented
House," in
Freshwater Literary Journal (2017); a short story, "The Play," in Dime Show
(April 2017); a short story, "From a Distance, It Always Sounds Like Begging," in
Random Sample Review (March 21, 2017); a poem, "Nourishment," reprinted in Baby
Blessings, an anthology from Andrews McMeel Publishing (2017); a poem, "News," in
Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing (Spring 2017); a poem, "Time Zones," from 8-
West Press (December 19, 2016); a short story, "
Small Kindness," in Superstition
(Fall 2016); a short story, "Adrenaline," in Flash Flash Click (December 6, 2016)
and reprinted in
Angels Flight • literary west (May 13, 2017); a poem, "Charley Horse," in
Clementine Unbound (October 2016); and a short story, "Two Good Ears," in The
Homestead Review
(Fall 2016).

The Fall 2018 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 short nonfiction books for teens and pre-teens, all of which were
published by
Capstone Press, and six chapbooks of poetry and fiction.  Her most recent
poetry chapbooks include
In the Chair Museum and Out of Body, which were published
by Dancing Girl Press in 2013 and 2018, respectively.  Browning's second chapbook of
short fiction,
Orchard City, was published by Hyacinth Girl Press in 2017.

Browning's fiction, poetry, essays, and articles have previously appeared in a variety of
publications including
Newfound, Chagrin River Review, Queen's Quarterly, Coldnoon,  
First Class Literary Magazine, Santa Ana River Review, Bluestem Magazine, Blood
Orange Review, Fiction Southeast, Waypoints, Bellows American Review, The Citron
Review, Corium Magazine, Per Contra, Halfway Down the Stairs, The Literary
Bohemian, The Blue Hour Magazine, Wigleaf, Storyscape Journal, Lime Hawk, GARO,
300 Days of Sun, Nebo, The Saint Ann's Review, Mud Season Review, Amygdala, and
Glassworks Magazine.  Her work has been included in several anthologies including,
most recently,
The Doll Collection from Terrapin Books and Nothing to Declare: A Guide
to the Flash Sequence from White Pine Press.  

Her poems have also appeared on a broadside from
Broadsided Press, on postcards
and bookmarks from the program
Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, in The Wardrobe, 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 poem "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.

Her work is forthcoming in
Four Way Review, Souvenir Lit Journal, and Wilderness
House Literary Review.

In addition to writing, Leah Browning serves as editor of the
Apple Valley Review, an
online literary journal.  Each issue features a collection of poetry, short fiction, and

For a more detailed bio and a list of selected publications, please
click here.  
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