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Leah’s essay, What Does Being A Couple Mean When You’re In An Open Marriage? was featured on Buzzfeed, and her fiction can be seen on Bomb Magazine’s Word Choice, as well as The Nervous Breakdown, and the Los Angeles Review of Books’ site, The Offing. She is the author of a book of thank-you notes, entitled thxthxthx: thank goodness for everything (2011, Andrews McMeel) which was featured on blogs of the New Yorker, The Atlantic and Vogue, as well as in Oprah’s O Magazine. She lives between Portland and Los Angeles with her husband and daughter and has spent the last decade as an advertising copywriter and creative director. Before that, she trained to be a professional ballet dancer.