Narrative Magazine’s 30 Below 30

Leila was recognized on Narrative Magazine‘s 2016 list of writers under the age of 30.


Spoon River Poetry Review

Leila’s poems were awarded First Runner-Up and Honorable Mention for Spoon River Poetry Review’s 2016 Editors’ Prize! “Ramadan Aubade” and “Autumn Aubade with Pigeons” will appear in the winter issue.


New Poems

Leila’s poems have recently appeared in The Missouri Review, Nashville Review, and Reservoir, and she has poems forthcoming in Spoon River Poetry Review.