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"We tell ourselves stories in order to live." Joan Didion 

Leah Richards is a Writer in Residence for Writer's in the Schools in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University with an emphasis on Creative Nonfiction. Leah is currently at work on a generational memoir about motherhood, home, and the space where these things converge. She is mostly fueled by the desire to read, tell, teach, and listen to stories that embrace the extraordinary beauty found in ordinary life.

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