Bio

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Leanna McLennan is a 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 from Concordia University.

Her literary writing has been published in the Antigonish Review, Broken Pencil, Can’t Lit: Fearless Fiction From Broken Pencil, CV2, Fiddlehead, Matrix, Taddle Creek and Third Floor Lounge: An Anthology of Poetry from the Banff Centre for the Arts Writing Studio.

Acting was her first career. Highlights include improvising with The Kids in the Hall and The Second City. As well, she has extensive experience teaching writing at art and design universities, and was nominated for The Price Teaching Award  at OCAD University. She currently teaches writing at Emily Carr University of Art and Design.

She has also worked in Canada as a television writer.

© Leanna McLennan 2017

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