Leah Holbrook Sackett's published books include Swimming Middle River and White Knight Escort Service. Additionally, she has a third short story collection, Catawampus in Sweetgum County, scheduled for publication in spring 2022. Leah was a Pushcart Prize nominee and won awards: Art Ascent's Gold Award, Two Sisters Publishing Contest, and the Institute for Women and Gender Studies: Creative Writing Award.
Over 50 of Leah's stories have appeared in literary journals. She is an adjunct lecturer in both English and the Communication & Media departments at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, where she earned her M.F.A. Leah's stories explore journeys toward autonomy and the boundaries placed on the individual by society, family, and self.
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