A "Green" poetry reading

Friday February 7 2014

 

Leah GreenLeah Naomi Green, assistant professor of English and environmental studies at Washington and Lee University, will read from her recently published chapbook, The Ones We Have, 2013 winner of the Flying Trout Press Award, on Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Daura Gallery. The reading is sponsored by LC Sustainability. 

Green’s poems have appeared in The Squaw Valley Review and Dirtcakes Literary Journal. In addition to the Flying Trout Press Award, she has received the Dirtcakes Poetry Award, the Bain-Swiggett Poetry Prize, and the UC Humanities Center International Travel Grant. 

She received her MFA from the Poetry Workshop at the University of California, Irvine and teaches writing and environmental studies at Washington and Lee University. Green lives in Rockbridge County, Virginia, where she and her partner Ben grow food and homestead on 80 acres with a small community.