LeighLa Graham was born in 1967 and grew up in Massachusetts. She earned her first bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland College Park where she studied psychology and business. She traveled and lived abroad for several years before returning to the United States with a new respect for and interest in the political and social dynamics of contemporary culture. She earned a second bachelor’s degree in cultural studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master’s in educational psychology from Mount Holyoke College.
Miss Graham lives in Virginia where she runs a small business and writes in her spare time.
Completed works Works in progress Highlights
Lessons in Saving a Girl Newt World Order 85th Annual Writer's Digest Competition
Semi-autobiographical YA fiction novel Young adult fiction novel Honorable Mention recipient for:
self-published: 2014 A & P and the Forever Sky
Short fiction Stages recipient Literary Classics Seal of Approval
Miracle Red Cat Castle for Lessons in Saving A Girl
A & P and the Forever Sky Stars From Jane Doe
Love Lies Bleeding Under God's Power She Flourishes
The Measure of a Woman The Space Between
Poetry Children's Fiction
Toilet Paper Diaries Lowell Tracey is Dead That's My Favorite Thing!
How to Chase Butterflies In Media-res: Rants of a Lunatic
Ode to Ophelia First of the Season Memoir
Bookends Wishes & Superstitions Love, Loyalty & Sacrifice