Leah Browning's recent publications include her third chapbook, In the Chair Museum
(Dancing Girl Press, 2013); a short story, "The Bigger Man," in 300 Days of Sun (Spring
2014); four poems, "The Night He Broke His Collarbone," "In the Chair Museum," "On
the Way Back to the Museum," and "Early Morning" in Eunoia Review (2013); a poem,
"Any Day Now," in Dressing Room Poetry Journal (June 2013); a poem, "A Common
Language," in The Literary Bohemian (March 2013); a poem, “At the Park in Front of The
Sainte Claire Hotel,” in Invention: Poems That Celebrate Who We Are and What We Do
in Silicon Valley (2013); a short story, "After the Party," in Salome Magazine (February
18, 2013); a poem, "Sunday Afternoon at Munsinger Gardens," in Gratitude Prayers:
Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness (edited by June Cotner, Andrews
McMeel Publishing, February 2013); a short story, "Pick Your Own," in Salome Magazine
(February 11, 2013); a poem, "Last Night in the Chair Museum," in Heron Tree (January
13, 2013) and reprinted in Heron Tree One: 2013 (edited by Chris Campolo, Sandy
Longhorn, and Rebecca Resinski, Heron Tree Press, August 2013); a short story, "The
Costume Wedding," in Halfway Down the Stairs (December 2012); a short story,
"Touch," in Wigleaf (September 3, 2012); a poem, "There's Nothing," in Extract(s) (July
17, 2012) and reprinted in Extract(s): Poems & Stories, Volume One (edited by
Christopher J. Anderson and Jenn Monroe, Eastern Point Press, March 2013); a poem,
"Spring Arrives Late," in All Things Girl (July/August/September 2012); a short story, "A
Party Like This," in The Citron Review (Summer 2012); and a poem, "More than 1,000
Dead Birds Fall from the Sky in Arkansas," in Corium Magazine (Spring 2012). The
Spring 2014 issue of the Apple Valley Review is also 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. Browning's first two
chapbooks, Making Love to the Same Man for Fifteen Years and Picking Cherries in the
Española Valley, were published by Big Table Publishing in 2009 and Dancing Girl
Press in 2010, respectively. Her third chapbook, In the Chair Museum, was published
by Dancing Girl Press in 2013.
Browning's fiction, poetry, essays, and articles have previously appeared in a variety of
publications including Queen's Quarterly, 42opus, The Saint Ann's Review, Blood
Orange Review, Tipton Poetry Journal, Brink Magazine, Halfway Down the Stairs, The
Literary Bohemian, 971 MENU, and Autumn Sky Poetry, as well as on a broadside from
Broadsided Press, on postcards from the program Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, and in
several anthologies. Her poetry and fiction are forthcoming in Glassworks Magazine,
Cape Fear Review, Bluestem Magazine, and Storyscape Journal; in the anthologies
Sweet: The First Five Years: Poetry 2008-2013 and Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the
Flash Sequence; and on a project from Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf. Her fourth
chapbook, Out of Body, is forthcoming from Dancing 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.
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