Hi, I’m Leah, and I’m a:
writer and editor, visual artist, and communications strategist
with a knack for heartfelt storytelling. I’m particularly passionate about
plant-based food and farming, sustainability, holistic wellness, psychology,
and the root causes of cultural trends.
I work with brands, entrepreneurs, and organizations to craft verbal and visual strategy that’s equally smart and sincere. In addition to copywriting projects, I regularly edit articles and newsletters for The Fold Magazine (previously Clementine Daily) and write for a range of online outlets like mindbodygreen, My Modern Met, Design*Sponge, and Elephant Journal. I do custom commissioned illustrations, and my recent photography clients range from sweetgreen to Bitten to Girls Write Now. I’ve also styled photo shoots and events with Zio & Sons. (What I’m saying is, if it’s a form of storytelling, chances are that it’s in my wheelhouse.)
I tell my own stories, too, on the Core Stories blog and on Instagram, where my aim is to expose the timelessness in timely trends, the quiet solace in the hustle, and the magnificence in all of life’s mess. I design and sell greeting cards and prints based on the Core Stories themes. The Tasting Table says my stuff is “cheeky,” and the Caption Project says I “unite keen observations with great affection for the world.” I say humor and heart are equally important to the human experience.
When I’m not at my desk, surrounded by swirls of paper and pencils and shiny screens, I’m probably out in the garden. I’ve been traveling all around the U.S. since September 2016 to volunteer as a farm apprentice, and I adore few things more than soft dirt, fresh veggies, and lessons on growth (both literal and metaphorical). Otherwise, I might be off on a long, slow run, or else in the kitchen, whipping up a mean plant-based and gluten-free feast. (Ask me for my grainless granola recipe.)
My prior background is in public relations, marketing, and corporate communications. I launched the viral #dailydoseofwhimsy Instagram campaign at Pink Olive and wrote the monthly “love letters” (like this one) for the store’s sister company called OliveBox, in addition to spearheading blogging, public relations, social media strategy, graphic design, and events. I created The Bromley Group’s TBG Tidbits blog and accompanying newsletter. You can learn more about my professional background here, or reach out to say hello.
Portrait by Drilon Dushi.