Cade Leebron is a disabled writer living in Columbus, OH. She 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, fiction, poetry & photography) has appeared or is forthcoming in The New York Times, Brevity, Day One, The Boiler, VIDA Review, South Carolina Review, Monstering, Electric Literature, Killjoy, The Establishment, Wordgathering, American Literary Review, Inside Higher Ed, Partisan, Luna Luna Magazine, Bad Pony, HYSTERIA, Yemassee Journal, Vagabond City Lit, CAROUSEL, Millennial Pink, The Young Adult, Rattle, Midway Journal, The Deaf Poets Society, ELM, Minola Review, The Manifest-Station, The James Franco Review and Qu: A Contemporary Literary Journal.
Cade 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. In 2017 she was a semifinalist for Fear No Lit’s Submerging Writer Fellowship, and she now hosts the FNL series, Lit Pics. Cade is originally from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. She co-hosts the podcast The Cold Take with Jackie Hedeman. Her alter ego, Fennel the Millennial, is good friends with Tipsy Tullivan. Fennel has a TikTok, @fennel.the.millennial
Currently, Cade is working on a memoir and a collection of poetry.
***all views & opinions expressed in my work are my own and don’t reflect the views of any organization or institution with which I am or have been affiliated***