Leah Johnson

Profile Photo

Leah Johnson is an essayist, fiction writer and hopeless midwesterner currently moonlighting as a New Yorker. Leah received her MFA in fiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College and is a 2018 Kimbilio Fiction Fellow. Her work—which can be found at Bustle, Electric Lit, Yes Poetry, Cosmonauts Avenue, The Establishment and elsewhere—is centered on the miracle and magic of black womanhood.

Stories

Cover Photo: "So if I am a tender writer... then my poems should be everything that I am." by Leah Johnson
"So if I am a tender writer... then my poems should be everything that I am."

Leah Johnson interviews poet and classes instructor Angel Nafis on community, process, and writing in and outside of an MFA. (Even though advice is whack.)

Oct 23, 2018