Leah Browning's recent publications include 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); 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); a poem, "More than 1,000 Dead Birds Fall from the Sky in Arkansas,"
in Corium Magazine (Spring 2012); three poems, "It Must Have Been the Fourth of July,"
"Princess Street, 1 a.m.," and "Every Year on Your Birthday," in Eunoia Review (May 10
and May 11, 2012); a short story, "All These Questions," in Fiction365 (February 6,
2012); and a sequence of three short stories, "Because I Didn't Notice the Little Signs
(Part 1)," "Allegiance (Part 2)," and "A Little Luck (Part 3)," in 971 MENU (December
2011). The Spring 2013 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, is forthcoming
from 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, 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 is forthcoming in Dressing Room Poetry Journal.
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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