Leigh Chadwick

Poet, Author, Editor

Leigh Chadwick is the author of the chapbook Daughters of the state (Bottlecap Press, 2021), the poetry coloring book, This is How We Learn to Pray, illustrated by Stephanie Kirsten, the poetry collection Your Favorite Poet (Malarkey Books, 2022) and the collaborative poetry collection Too Much Tongue (Autofocus, 2022), co-written with Adrienne Marie Barrios.

Leigh’s poetry has appeared in Salamander, Passages North, The Indianapolis Review, HAD, Pithead Chapel, No Contact, Reservoir Road, and Hobart, among others. She is a regular contributor at Olney Magazine, where she conducts the “Mediocre Conversations” interview series.

Your Favorite Poet, Malarkey Books
From Your Favorite Poet, originally published in Pithead Chapel

From This Is How We Learn to Pray (ELJ Editions, Ltd., 2021)
Excerpt from Daughters of the State
Excerpt from Daughters of the State
“I Saw Jesus in a Minivan,” Sledgehammer Lit
Illustration by Stephanie Kirsten, an excerpt from This Is How We Learn to Pray


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