Leigh Chadwick

Leigh Chadwick is the author of the chapbook, Daughters of the State (Bottlecap Press, 2021), Her debut full-length collection of poems, Wound Channels, and her novel, Pretend I Am Real, will be simultaneously released by ELJ Editions in February of 2022. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in SalamanderHeavy Feather ReviewIndianapolis Review, and Milk Candy Review, among others. She is a regular contributor at Olney Magazine, where she runs the “Mediocre Conversations” interview series. Find her on Twitter at @LeighChadwick5. This is How We Learn to Pray, a Poetry Coloring Book (in collaboration with Steph Kirsten, illustrator) is forthcoming October 2021.

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Excerpts from Pretend I Am Real

One Excerpt, Ellipsis Zine
One Excerpt, scissors & spackle
Three Excerpts, The Daily Drunk

Excerpts from Wound Channels

Bullets Not Included,”  Schuylkill Valley Journal
How to Feel,Schuylkill Valley Journal
Coheed and Cambria is My Favorite Font,” scissors & spackle
Pudding Poem,” Twin Pies Literary
Two Poems$ – Poetry Is Currency
Three Prose Poems, Revolution John
I Saw Jesus in a Minivan,” Sledgehammer Lit