Dawn Leas is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet. Her work can be found in numerous publications, including Literary Mama and Southern Women’s Review, and her chapbook, I Know When to Keep Quiet, was released in 2010 by Finishing Line Press. Dawn holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Wilkes University, where she is currently assistant to the president, and is a contributing editor at Poets’ Quarterly and TheThePoetry.

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