Leah Hampton writes about Appalachia, corpses, ecoanxiety, and smart women. Her debut collection, F*ckface and Other Stories, will be released by Henry Holt in May 2020. A graduate of the Michener Center for Writers, she has been awarded UT-Austin’s Keene Prize for Literature, the James Hurst Prize for Fiction, and the Doris Betts Prize, and held residencies at Hedgebrook, the Adirondack Center for Writing, Wildacres, the Vermont Studio Center, and elsewhere. She is currently the Stadler Center for Poetry’s Winter 2020 Philip Roth Resident at Bucknell University. She lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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