Writers in the Garden: Leslie Anne McIlroy

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On July 17th, City of Asylum Pittsburgh presented Writers in the Garden, an annual celebration of local poets and the Northside community. Curated by Jim Daniels, this year’s featured writers were Craig Bernier, Leslie Anne McIlroy, Dave Newman, Wendy Paff, and Jamar Thrasher.

Leslie Anne McIlroy is an award-winning poet. Her poetry has been published in numerous journals and anthologies including American Poetry: The Next Generation, The Mississippi Review, Nimrod International Journal of Prose & Poetry and Pearl. She is the co-founder and managing editor of HEArt, the nation’s only online journal of literature and art devoted to fighting discrimination and promoting social justice.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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