Leah Umansky is the author of the Mad-Men inspired chapbook, Don Dreams and I Dream (Kattywompus Press, 2014) and the full length collection, Domestic Uncertainties, (BlazeVOX, 2013). She has been a contributing writer to BOMB Magazine’s BOMBLOG , Luna Luna Magazine, The Rumpus and Tin House. She live tweets occasionally for the Best American Poetry Blog. She also hosts and curates the COUPLET Reading Series in NYC. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in POETRY, Poetry Review, Barrow Street and and The Brooklyn Rail among others. Read more at: http://iammyownheroine.com
She is presently at work on her second full-length collection of poems focusing on our technological world, social media, life in the 21st century and, Don Draper.
Poets and Writers Magazine – Directory of Writers Listing: http://www.pw.org/content/leah_umansky
**Flavorwire named her #7 of 23 People Who Will Make You Care About Poetry in 2013.**
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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