Announcing Our New Assistant Director: Leah Lederman!


Midwest Writers Workshop is happy to announce that Leah Lederman has taken on the role of Assistant Director!

Leah joined the Board of Directors in December of 2019 and since then has helped with promotional scheduling and faculty interviews for our events. She has shown her dedication to the Midwestern literary community through her work with Midwest Writers as well as the Indiana Writers Center, Lafayette Writers Studio, and the online creative community and magazine, Of Rust and Glass.  Please join us in welcoming her to this new position!

Leah McNaughton Lederman, a freelance editor and Pushcart-nominated author, has created two volumes of Café Macabre: A Collection of Horror Stories and Art by Women (SourcePoint Press, 2019; 2021) and her own short story collection: A Novel of Shorts: The Woman No One Sees (2020). Her creative nonfiction has been published in The River and South Review, Defenestration Mag, and The Wrath-Bearing Tree. She is working on a memoir about growing up with a combat veteran father. Leah is active in several writing communities in the Midwest, where she lives with her husband and an assortment of children, cats, and dogs. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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