Leah Naomi Green Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Environmental Studies

Leah Naomi Green

Payne 302


M.F. A. in English (Poetry Writing), University of California, Irvine 
B.A., Environmental Studies in the Humanities, Earlham College 


Environmental literature, creative writing, eco-poetics, Buddhist ecology and community 


WRIT 100—(Human) Nature: Individualism and Community in Environmental Literature

ENGL 205—Poetic Forms

ENGL 207--Eco-Writing

ENV 110— Introduction to Environmental Studies

ENV 111—Environmental Service Learning 

Poetry Faculty, Sweet Briar Creative Writing Conference

Selected Publications

"Venison" and "Once Home," Ecotone, 2014

The Ones We Have. Poetry chapbook. Winner of the Flying Trout Press Award, 2012

“Beningo Street Wife,” Dirtcakes Literary Journal, 2011

“Becoming Sisters,” Squaw Valley Review, 2009

“Almanac,” Squaw Valley Review, 2009

Work in Progress:

Waking Up the Bell (Poems).

Honors and Awards

2012 Flying Trout Press Award, 2012

Dirtcakes Poetry Award: for exploring diverse concepts of poverty, hunger, education, family, gender and work as suggested by the UN Millennium Development Goals to end extreme poverty, 2011

UC Humanities Center International Travel Grant,  2008

Bain-Swiggett Poetry Prize, 2004