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 Review, VoiceCatcher, The Tishman Review, Rat's Ass Review, Gobshite Quarterly and upcoming in Vitamin ZZZ. Grabel's graphic memoir TAINTED is being serialized in The Opiate.
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