Leanna McLennan is a writer, performer and educator born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Literary Studies (University of Toronto) and a Master of Arts in Creative Writing (Concordia University).
Her fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction have been published in leading literary journals and anthologies, which include the Antigonish Review, Broken Pencil, Can’t Lit: Fearless Fiction, CV2, Fiddlehead, Geist, Matrix, New Limestone Review, Taddle Creek, and Third Floor Lounge: Poetry from the Banff Centre for the Arts. She has also written for television.
She is a member of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) and an alumnus of The Second City Touring Company.