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

Conversing With Cancer, a book Anna Leahy is co-writing with Lisa Sparks, is forthcoming in the Language as Social Action series from Peter Lang Publishing.

Read Anna Leahy’s article at The Atlantic about medical ports used in chemo treatment.

Bue Lyra Press will publish Anna Leahy’s chapbook Sharp Miracles in the Delphi Poetry Series in 2016; this collection explores the life of Pre-Raphaelite model Lizzie Siddal.


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Anna Leahy’s book Constituents of Matter won the Wick Poetry Prize.

Anna is working on two new book projects: Generation Space: A Love Story (with Douglas R. Dechow) and a collection of essays about teaching and the academic profession.

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.

Anna teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she is the Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, the curator of the Tabula Poetica reading series, and the editor of TAB: A Journal of Poetry & Poetics.