Leanna James Blackwell

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Director,  MFA in creative nonfiction at BPU. Associate professor of creative writing, editor of forthcoming literary journal, Multiplicity Magazine. Author of numerous published  essays, articles, and stories in literary journals, magazines, and anthologies.  2018 Pushcart Prize nominee. Playwright, co-founder of Northampton Playwrights Lab.  Former artistic director of TKO Theatre and associate artistic director of The Inner Stage.  MFA in creative writing from Mills College.  Feminist, post-Catholic, progressive, mom.  Still listens to The Clash.  Re-reads  Woolf's To the Lighthouse yearly.