Leah Silvieus is the author of three poetry collections, most recently, Arabilis (Sundress Publications 2019), and is the co-editor with Lee Herrick of The World I Leave You: An Anthology of Asian American Poets on Faith and Spirit (Orison Books 2020). She currently serves as Books Editor for Hyphen magazine, is a National Book Critics Circle emerging fellow, and serves on the Junior Board of Kundiman, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing writers and readers of Asian American literature. She holds a B.A. from Whitworth University as well as an M.F.A. from the University of Miami and is currently studying Religion and Literature at Yale Divinity School.