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Anna Leahy

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Anna Leahy is the author of the nonfiction book Tumor and the poetry collections Aperture and Constituents of Matter. She is the co-author of Conversing with Cancer, Generation Space, and What We Talk about When We Talk about Creative Writing. Her essays won the top prizes from Ninth Letter and Dogwood in 2016. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she curates the Tabula Poetics reading series and edits the international journal TAB.


Articles

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Under the Influence… of Stanley Plumly

Anna Leahy is the author of the nonfiction book Tumor and the poetry collections Aperture and Constituents of Matter. She is the co-author of Conversing with Cancer, Generation Space, and What We Talk about When We Talk about Creative Writing. Her essays won the top prizes from Ninth Letter and Dogwood in 2016. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at Chapman University, where she curates the Tabula Poetics reading series and edits the international journal TAB.


Essays |

The Future of Literary Citizenship: A Review Essay

With the rise of digital culture, teachers must examine how to help students connect with literature all over again, and teachers who are also writers have a particular interest in building students’ “literary citizenship.” Writer and teacher Anna Leahy looks for perspectives on this dilemma in four books by Marjorie Garber, Christina Vischer Bruns, Kevin Stein, and David Orr.



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