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Mary Leoson

Mary Leoson

Leoson teaches English and psychology courses at the college level in Cleveland, Ohio. She loves to write with her dogs at her feet and survives on decaf coffee and protein bars. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University (NEOMFA – Fiction), an MA in English & Writing from Western New Mexico University, and an MS in Psychology from Walden University. Her writing has been featured in the Twisted Vine Literary Journal, Coffin Bell, TWJ Magazine, The Write Launch, GNU Journal, The Gyara Journal, Genre: Urban Arts, Obra/Artifact, and on NPR’s “This I Believe” series. You can learn more at