About

Leena Soman Navani writes poetry, fiction, and criticism, and her writing has been featured with or is forthcoming from Pleiades, Cosmonauts Avenue, Muzzle, and CRAFT among other publications. She’s currently a poetry reviews editor with The Rumpus. For her work across genres, she’s received support from the National Book Critics Circle, Catapult, BOAAT, Brooklyn Poets, Bread Loaf, the Visible Poetry Project, and the Bennington Writing Seminars, where she earned her MFA. She’s also a graduate of Columbia University‚Äôs School of International & Public Affairs. Leena lives in New York where she’s at work on a poetry collection and a novel.