Leah Umansky is the author of the dystopian-themed Straight Away the Emptied World (Kattywompus Press, 2016), the Mad-Men inspired chapbook, Don Dreams and I Dream, voted one of The Top 10 Chapbooks To Read Now in 2014 by Time Out New York (Kattywompus Press, 2014), and the full length collection, Domestic Uncertainties (BlazeVOX, 2013). She is a graduate of the MFA Program in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College, and teaches middle and high school English in Manhattan. She is also the host and curator of COUPLET: a poetry and music series, voted one of the Top 5 places to see poetry in New York City. Read more at: her website leahumansky.com.
Photo by Edward Brydon.