Leigh Statham was raised in the wilds of rural Idaho but found her heart in New York City. She now resides in North Carolina and has an MFA in Young Adult literature from Converse College where she serves as the Managing Fiction Editor at South 85 Journal. She is the winner of the 2018 James Applewhite Poetry prize honorable mention and Southeast Review 2016 Narrative Nonfiction prize.
She will publish her fourth YA novel, Imani Unraveled, with Owl Hollow Press in November. Her essays, poetry, and short stories can be found in the Remington Review, Southeast Review, North Carolina Literary Review, and several anthologies.
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