Leanne Phillips

Ink and Paper Love





Fiction, Creative Nonfiction


Leanne Phillips is a writer, book coach, and editor specializing in creative work, including literary fiction, women’s fiction, science fiction, young adult fiction, the horror, crime, and thriller genres, and memoir.

Leanne earned an MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from the University of California at Riverside, Palm Desert. She earned a BA in English, with an emphasis in creative writing and a minor in history, from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Leanne’s undergraduate English literature studies included women’s fiction, the fiction of fallen women, text-image interaction in literature, and the novels of Jane Austen. Her history minor research included the history of science fiction and the history of witch hunts.

Leanne is a member of ACES, EFA, the San Diego Professional Editors Network, and SLO NightWriters. In addition to her work with individual writers, Leanne is a Fiction Editor for Kelp Journal and is the Books Editor for GXRL. She was formerly the Multimedia Editor, Books Editor, and Lead Copyeditor for The Coachella Review and was formerly a Fiction and Poetry Editor for Byzantium.


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