leah_0078webLeah Vincent is the author of Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood and the co-author of Legends of the Talmud: A Collection of Ancient Magical Jewish Tales. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, Unpious, ZEEK, Daily Beast, Jewish Daily Forward and elsewhere. A first generation college student, Leah earned a master’s degree in public policy as a Pforzheimer Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2014, Leah was named to both the Jewish Week’s 36 Under 36 and the Jewish Daily Forward’s Forward 50. She lives in New York City.

“To know Vincent is to love her, to ache with her, to kick up your feet and let down your hair with her.”—Koren Zailckas, bestselling author of Smashed and Mother, Mother

“Vincent’s voice is as lyrical as it brave, as hopeful as it is honest.”Christa Parravani, author of Her

“Vincent’s writing brims with tension, insight, and longing.”—Margaux Fragoso, author of Tiger, Tiger