Leanne Grabel is a writer, illustrator, performance poet,  semi-retired special education teacher, and co-founder of Portland's  poetry fount of the 90s, Cafe Lena. Grabel's collection of illustrated  prose poems, Gold Shoes, was just published by Finishing Line Press (April 2018).  Individual poems have been recently published in Cloudbank, After Hour, The Opiate, Badlands Review, Cream City ReviewVoiceCatcher, The Tishman Review, Your Impossible Voice, Rat's Ass Review, Gobshite Quarterly,Vitamin ZZZ and This, That, Those. Grabel's graphic memoir TAINTED is being serialized in The Opiate. 

PROFILE by Danielle Vermette:


Recent publication:

August 2018. Another Chicago Magazine: Outrage v. Ophelia