Leah Umansky

Leah Umansky is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently, OF TYRANT, forthcoming with The Word Works in April 2024. She earned her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and has curated and hosted The COUPLET Reading Series in NYC since 2011. Her creative work can be found in such places as The New York Times, The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A Day, Rhino, POETRY, and American Poetry Review. Her new hybrid-memoir, DELICATE MACHINE, is an exploration of womanhood, hope, and heart in the face of grief and a global pandemic. She can be found at www.leahumansky.com or @leah.umansky on IG.

  • Uplight

    The uplight is where I want to be, above and looking, and looking over.
  • Regular Arithmetic

    My sister says, all men are insecure,
  • Sestina

    The time is naturally over. It is another morning. Lie