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Anna Leahy is a poet and nonfiction writer especially interested in the connections between art and science.


Take a look around Anna Leahy’s website. Check out Lofty Ambitions blog!

AnnaDougAtlantisAnna Leahy’s book Constituents of Matter, which draws language and metaphors from science, won the Wick Poetry Prize. Her chapbook Sharp Miracles is forthcoming.

Anna’s current book projects are Generation Space: A Love Story (with Douglas R. Dechow) and Conversing With Cancer: How to Ask Questions, Find and Share Information, and Make the Best Decisions (with Lisa Sparks). She has recently finished a poetry book manuscript and an edited collection about teaching as well.

She co-writes Lofty Ambitions blog with her husband, Doug Dechow. Anna is a board member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and was a Walter E. Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference in 2011. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University.