Anna Leahy

Space Writer, Poet, Teacher

Anna Leahy's book Generation Space: A Love Story, written with Douglas R. Dechow, is due out in February 2017. Together, they also write a blog: LOFTY AMBITIONS. Anna Leahy's book Tumor is part of the Object Lessons series from Bloomsbury. Her essays "Sweet Dreams Are Made of These" and "Marrying Absurd" won prizes from the literary journals Dogwood and Ninth Letter, respectively. Leahy is the author of the poetry collections Constituents of Matter and Aperture. Leahy's book What We Talk about When We Talk about Creative Writing is available from Multilingual Matters and Amazon. For a sample, take a look at Huffington Post for "Setting the Record Straight on Creative Writing" and "Should Mamas Let Their Babies Grow up to Study Creative Writing?" with Stephanie Vanderslice. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she directs Tabula Poetica: The Center for Poetry at Chapman University, the project's annual reading series, and edits TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics. See more at