Leah Naomi Green Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Leah Naomi Green

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Curriculum Vitae


M.F. A. in English (Poetry Writing), University of California, Irvine 
B.A., Environmental Studies in the Humanities, Earlham College 


Environmental literature, creative writing, eco-poetics, Buddhist ecology and community 


WRIT 100—(Human) Nature: Individualism and Community in Environmental Literature

ENGL 205—Poetic Forms

ENGL 207--Eco-Writing

ENV 110— Introduction to Environmental Studies

ENV 111—Environmental Service Learning 

Poetry Faculty, Sweet Briar Creative Writing Conference

Selected Publications

Exhibit at Academy of American Poets

"The More Extravagant Feast," Tin House, forthcoming 2018

"Field Guide to the Chaparral," The Southern Review, 2017

"Narration, Transubstantiation," Pleiades, 2017

"To the Cardinal, Attacking His Reflection in the Window," Pleiades, 2017

"Beningo Street Son," Shenandoah Special Features, 2014

"Venison" and "Once Home," Ecotone, 2014

The Ones We Have. Poetry chapbook. Winner of the Flying Trout Press Award, 2012

“Beningo Street Wife,” Dirtcakes Literary Journal, 2011

“Becoming Sisters,” Squaw Valley Review, 2009

“Almanac,” Squaw Valley Review, 2009

Work in Progress:

And I You (Poems).

Honors and Awards

Walt Whitman Award, 2019

Katharine Bakeless Nason Award, Bread Loaf Orion Writers Conference, 2017

2012 Flying Trout Press Award, 2012

Dirtcakes Poetry Award: for exploring diverse concepts of poverty, hunger, education, family, gender and work as suggested by the UN Millennium Development Goals to end extreme poverty, 2011

UC Humanities Center International Travel Grant,  2008

Bain-Swiggett Poetry Prize, 2004