Leah V is a New York based performance poet, event host, spoken word workshop specialist and curator. Rooted from the Bronx, New York, Leah's content offers a nostalgic reflection of her upbringing as well as an exploration of Nuyorican cultural identity, mental health and the vast emotional spectrum of a woman navigating her 20s. Following her two year sint as resident poet for Inspired Word, she became the Assistant Producer (her current title). Inspired Word NYC is a 12 year running open mic series dedicated to live performance art throughout NYC, founded by renowned journalist Michael Geffner. Most notably, she has headlined four shows at the infamous Triad Theater, with her 5th on September 18th, 2021. Leah received the 2019 Missouri Audio Prize for the recording of her piece entitled "Doncellas". Her audio book will be out in Fall 2021.