Leah Nieboer

Leah Nieboer grew up in rural Iowa. She is a poet, Deep Listener, graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, and current PhD candidate in English & Literary Arts at the University of Denver. Her debut book, SOFT APOCALYPSE, was selected by Andrew Zawacki for the 2021 Georgia Poetry Prize (UGA Press, 2023) and named a best debut collection of 2023 by Poets & Writers Magazine. She is the winner of the 2022 Mountain West Writers’ Contest in Poetry, and the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Center for Deep Listening at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the University of Denver, and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts at Mt. San Angelo and the Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus in Schwandorf, Germany. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Brooklyn Rail, Oversound, Poetry Daily, Interim: A Journal of Poetry & Poetics, HERE, and elsewhere. She lives in Denver and is at work on a speculative novel. 

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