Leah Umansky’s first collection of poems, Domestic Uncertainties, is available now from BlazeVOX Books.
She is a poet, a collage-artist, a teacher, an anglophile, a music-junkie, and the host/curator of the COUPLET Reading Series. She received her BA in English/Creative Writing from SUNY Binghamton, her MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. She has been a contributing writer for BOMB Magazine’s BOMBLOG, a poetry reviewer for The Rumpus , and a guest blogger/live twitterer for The Best American Poetry Blog. Her poems can be found in such journals as: Barrow Street,Catch-up and Cream City Review among others.
She is presently at work on her second collection of poems focusing on our technological world, AMC’s Mad Men, and life in the 21st century.
Poets and Writers Magazine – Directory of Writers Listing: http://www.pw.org/content/leah_umansky
2006 – MA – Adolescent Education – English – Hunter College – CUNY
2004 – MFA – Poetry – Sarah Lawrence College
MFA Thesis Directors: Kate Knapp Johnson & Marie Howe
2002 – BA – English/Creative Writing – Binghamton University
BA Creative Writing Thesis Director: Maria Mazziotti Gillan
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