NEWS: Anna Leahy’s essay about her elopement is featured on OZY’s First-Person Friday on November 21, 2014. Her conversation essay with Pulitzer Prize winner Claudia Emerson and Lisa Fay Coutley is in the Sept./Oct. issue of Poets & Writersavailable at bookstoresAnna talked nationwide on The Academic Minute on October 17, 2014!

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

AnnaDougAtlantisAnna Leahy is a poet and nonfiction writer interested in the connections between art and science. Her book Constituents of Matter, which draws language and metaphors from science, won the Wick Poetry Prize. Anna’s current book projects are Generation Space: A Poet’s Guide to the Galaxy and Conversing With Cancer: How to Ask Questions, Find and Share Information, and Make the Best Decisions. 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.