Leah Angstman is a historian and transplanted Midwesterner, unsure of what feels like home anymore. She is the recent winner of the Loudoun Library Foundation Poetry Award and Nantucket Directory Poetry Award, and is a two-time Top 10 Finalist for the Saluda River Prize for Poetry, judged once by Marjory Heath Wentworth and once by Ray McManus. Her writing has been a recent placed finalist in the Able Muse Book Award, Bevel Summers Prize for Short Fiction from Washington & Lee University, Pen 2 Paper Writing Competition in both Poetry and Fiction categories, Blue Bonnet Review Poetry Contest, Baltimore Science Fiction Society Poetry Contest, and West Coast Eisteddfod Poetry Competition. She has earned three Pushcart Prize nominations and a Best of the Net nomination, and serves as Editor-in-Chief for Alternating Current Press and a fiction and nonfiction reviewer for Publishers Weekly. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, including Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Tupelo Quarterly, Electric Literature, Midwestern Gothic, The Adirondack Review, Atticus Review, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, Slice Magazine, and Shenandoah. You can find her on social media at @leahangstman.


Archival Libraries
Some of Leah’s chapbooks, pamphlets, zines, and archived writings prior to 1993 can be found at the University of Buffalo Special Collections Poetry Library HERE, the Roberts Street Social Centre Anchor Archive Zine Library in Halifax, Novia Scotia, Canada, HERE, the Papercut Zine Library HERE, the Ohio State University Rare Books and Manuscripts Library as part of The Jim Leftwich Papers HERE, the Civic Media Center in Gainesville, Florida HERE, the Denver Zine Library HERE, the Pew Learning Center and Ellison Library of Warren Wilson College, Asheville, North Carolina HERE, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Special Library Collections HERE.