Leah has been a featured reader at numerous poetry readings in the Portland area, including:
the Gender Studies Symposium at Lewis and Clark College, the Friends of William Stafford-sponsored Festival of the Arts Poetry Readings at Lake Oswego Library, the First Wednesday Readings at Blackbird Wine Shop, the Moonstruck Poetry Series in Lake Oswego, the Geezer Gallery at The 100th Monkey, Vie de Boheme Wine Bar and the Northwest Poet’s Concord.
Enjoy these clips from some of her readings!

Leah Stenson Reads at Sylvia Gray’s House Concert in Jan.2013

Audio Stream of Leah for the VoiceCatcher Reading at Multnomah County Library 3/23/2013

Leah Reads at Jammin’ for Japan

Leah Reads for Oregon Poetic Voices
The Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) has created a comprehensive digital archive
of readings by Oregon-based poets. The entire sound archive is available online here.

Leah StensonIn the Spring of 2011, Leah read four of her poems for the project. Just click on the “play” triangles below
to listen to any track.
You can also listen to and read these poems
on Leah’s page at Oregon Poetic Voices.

Artist’s Statement


Mystical Body


Night Train


Tokyo Trains



Leah Reads at the Show and Tell Gallery

In September 2010, Leah read three of her poems: “Mystical Body”, “Head Tripping at the Chelsea Hotel” & “Still Crazy” as part of the Show and Tell Gallery’s weekly open mic. The full podcast of the event is available here, & Leah’s performance is right here: