Leah Umansky [poet]

Author of the Mad Men Inspired collection, "Don Dreams and I Dream" [and] "Domestic Uncertainties"
www.leahumansky.com
Superfan of #Got #MadMen

Read a new poem of mine, at The Philadelphila Review of Books: This Is A Love Poem

Oct 10th at 5pm, I'll be reading with the great David Lehman at NYU.

Save the date #oct10 #nyu
Thank you New Books in Poetry & Jen Fitzgerald for having me headline the “chapbookapalooza” with my Mad Men inspired ” Don Dreams And I Dream” LISTEN, here.  

http://goo.gl/i1rzLR
One week from today, on Thursday, Sept 4th, I’ll be reading with Will Chancellor & Scott Cheshire at @spiritedbk for @largeheartedboy  

http://goo.gl/ufqAvX

Notable NYC: 8/16–8/22

★I’m so excited to be reading this Wednesday at the 3rd Anniversary of The Renegade Reading Series in Brooklyn at Cool Pony!! I’ll be reading from old poems I had published in my high school literary magazine. The event is listed in this week’s “Time Out NY” and will be a good time!! Come listen to me read about the hopeless romantic I was (and still am.) Hope to see you! ★
coupletreadingseries:

We are so excited to be listed as one of the “best places to hear poetry outloud” in NYC. Thank you Time Out NY!

So excited to see my reading series featured in Time Out NY

coupletreadingseries:

We are so excited to be listed as one of the “best places to hear poetry outloud” in NYC. Thank you Time Out NY!

So excited to see my reading series featured in Time Out NY

Sarah Marcus interviewed me over at Grazing Grain

i forgot i filled out one of these postcards a few years ago… what a nice surprise to see it appear online.

poetsorg:

Advice to young poets from Leah Umansky.
To see more postcards from our 2012 Poets Via Post program, visit poets.org.

i forgot i filled out one of these postcards a few years ago… what a nice surprise to see it appear online.

poetsorg:

Advice to young poets from Leah Umansky.

To see more postcards from our 2012 Poets Via Post program, visit poets.org.

From the Govenors Island poetry festival of new york where I hosted COUPLET & read for Coconut Poetry

largeheartedboy:

Leah Umansky (@ladybronte) reads at Poets House at the #mrhip reading series. #poetry #nyc #diva (at Poets House)

Thanks LHB for coming to the Mr Hip Presents reading at Poets House July 12

largeheartedboy:

Leah Umansky (@ladybronte) reads at Poets House at the #mrhip reading series. #poetry #nyc #diva (at Poets House)

Thanks LHB for coming to the Mr Hip Presents reading at Poets House July 12

mellowpageslibrary:

Look at these lovelies: right to left range of motion by Meagan Cass and don dreams and I dream by Leah Umansky. http://ift.tt/1ugHJA4

From Mellow Pages Library reading w my good friend meagan cass July 2014

mellowpageslibrary:

Look at these lovelies: right to left range of motion by Meagan Cass and don dreams and I dream by Leah Umansky. http://ift.tt/1ugHJA4

From Mellow Pages Library reading w my good friend meagan cass July 2014

Waiting for Don- a portrait story series by Edward Brydon

Inspired by my mad men inspired chapbook, Don Dreams And I Dream, Edward Brydon asked me to do a photo series / storyscape where I’m waiting for Don Draper…
( he never shows!)

I’m excited to be included in this awesome anthology inspired by #readwomen2014, the twitter phenomenon.   Get it now, here : http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31E81rJt1DL.jpg

I’m excited to be included in this awesome anthology inspired by #readwomen2014, the twitter phenomenon.   Get it now, here : http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31E81rJt1DL.jpg