—Winner of 3rd Place for the Palette Poetry Prize, selected by Shane McCrae—
Brittany Leitner is a poet and journalist living in New York City and originally from San Antonio, Texas. Her poems have won the International Merit Award from the Atlanta Review, and have been published in Cathexis Northwest Press and The Write Launch. Her writing has also appeared in Bustle, Time Out New York, and Elite Daily. Her 2018 chapbook, 23 Emotions, is available for purchase on Amazon and in New York City bookstores.