Leah Naomi Green is author of The More Extravagant Feast (Graywolf Press, 2020) selected by Li-Young Lee for Academy of American Poets’ Walt Whitman Award. She is recipient of a 2021 Treehouse Climate Action Poetry Prize from the AAP, as well as the 2021 Lucille Clifton Legacy Award. Green teaches environmental studies and English at Washington and Lee University. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Paris Review, Tin House, Poem-a-Day, The Southern Review, Orion, Shenandoah, Ecotone, and Pleiades. She lives in Virginia where she and her family homestead and grow food.