leah horlick is a writer, poet, and spoken word artist from Saskatoon, SK. Her best work has earned her a 2008 Short Grain Award, a place among the top 15 poets in the Canadian Independent Poetry Slam 2012, and named her a 2012 Lambda Literary Fellow in Poetry. An MFA student in Creative Writing at UBC, Leah is the Poetry Editor for PRISM international. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in So To Speak, Canadian Dimension, GRAIN, Poetry is Dead, Plenitude, and On Nights Like This: An Anthology of Comics by Survivors. Leah’s first collection of poetry, Riot Lung, will be released by Thistledown Press in fall 2012. For more information, or to book a reading or workshop, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
leah is also available for mentorships with emerging poets; for more information and to apply, please contact the Booming Ground program.