Cade Leebron holds a B.A. in Government from Wesleyan University and an M.F.A. in nonfiction from The Ohio State University. While at Ohio State, she served as Online & Art Editor for The Journal. Her work (nonfiction, poetry & photography) has appeared or is forthcoming in Brevity, Day One, The Boiler, Rattle, VIDA Review, Monstering, Electric Literature, Killjoy, The Establishment, Inside Higher Ed, Partisan, Luna Luna Magazine, HYSTERIA, Yemassee Journal, Vagabond City Lit, CAROUSEL, The Young Adult, Midway Journal, The Deaf Poets Society, Minola Review, The Manifest-Station, The James Franco Review and Qu: A Contemporary Literary Journal.

She is the founder and Managing Editor of the magazine Us For President. She co-hosts the podcast The Cold Take with Jackie Hedeman. Currently, she works in a finance position for a statewide political campaign in Ohio. She is the recipient of the 2015 Helen Earnhart Harley Creative Writing Fellowship in Nonfiction, the 2015 & 2016 Haidee Forsyth Burkhardt Award, and a 2016 Winchester Fellowship from Wesleyan University. She is originally from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.