Leah Schnelbach is a staff writer for the pop culture website Tor.com, a fiction editor for the literary journal No Tokens, an associate prose editor for Fairy Tale Review, and a sci-fi and fantasy columnist for Lithub’s Book Marks site. Her fiction appears in Joyland, Volume 1 Brooklyn, Madcap Review, The Boiler, Anamesa, and Lumina. Her criticism has appeared in Tin House Online, Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast, Speculative Fiction 2015, The Crooked Timber Symposium and Electric Literature.
She holds an MFA in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College and attended the 2017 Tin House Writers Workshop. She has been the recipient of residencies from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the I-Park Foundation, and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.