Steven Leyva was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Houston, Texas. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in 2 Bridges Review, Scalawag Magazine, Nashville Review, jubilat, Vinyl, Prairie Schooner, and The Best American Poetry 2020.
He is a Cave Canem fellow, author of the chapbook Low Parish, and author of The Understudy’s Handbook, which won the Jean Feldman Poetry Prize from Washington Writers Publishing House.
Steven holds an MFA from the University of Baltimore, where he is an assistant professor in the Klein Family School of Communications Design.
For more information, visit Steven’s website.