Leni Leanne Phillips is a writer based in California.

Leanne’s focus is on fiction and creative non-fiction. She has also written on United States and California history, Bill of Rights issues, and Constitutional law. Her work has appeared or will appear in The Coachella Review, WordFest Anthology 2019, The New Times, Tolosa PressHistory’s Women, LegalZoom,  and elsewhere.

Leanne is student in the University of California at Riverside/Palm Desert’s MFA program in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts. Leanne received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in history from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Leanne is currently a blog editor and copy editor for The Coachella Review. She is a former fiction and poetry editor of Byzantium, Cal Poly’s literary journal.