Leah Souffrant

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Leah Souffrant is a writer, scholar, artist, and teacher committed to interdisciplinary practice. She is the author of Plain Burned Things: A Poetics of the Unsayable (Collection Clinamen, PULG Liège 2017).

She has been awarded the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and her scholarship was recognized by the Center for the Study of Women & Society. Her poetry has been a finalist for the National Poetry Award. The range of Souffrant’s work involves poetics, visual studies and art, translation, and critical work in literature, feminist theory, aesthetics, performance, and the ways knowledge and creative expression are interconnected — across and within writing and other arts. She teaches writing at New York University. 

Her forthcoming book, Entanglements, will be published by Unbound Edition Press in 2023. 

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