Leanna McLennan is a fiction writer, script writer, and educator born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. She holds a BA in Literary Studies from the University of Toronto, and an MA in Creative Writing and English from Concordia University.

Her literary writing has been published in literary journals and anthologies, which include the Antigonish Review, Broken Pencil, Can’t Lit: Fearless Fiction from Broken Pencil, CV2, Fiddlehead, Matrix, New Limestone Review, Plural Desires, Taddle Creek, and Third Floor Lounge: An Anthology of Poetry from the Banff Centre for the Arts.

She is a member of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA), and an alumnus of The Second City Touring Company. She has taught writing at several universities, including the Emily Carr University of Art and Design, OCAD University, Capilano University, Concordia University, Ryerson University, and the University of Toronto. She has also worked as a television writer and teaches script writing.

© Leanna McLennan 2018