Leni Zumas's novel Red Clocks is forthcoming from Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and from The Borough Press/HarperCollins UK. She is also the author of Farewell Navigator: Stories (Open City) and the novel The Listeners (Tin House), which was a finalist for the 2013 Oregon Book Award.
Her work appears in Always Apprentices: The Believer Presents Twenty-two Conversations Between Writers, The Collagist, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, The Elephants, GOOD, New Orleans Review, Open City, Quarterly West, Salt Hill, Two Serious Ladies, and elsewhere. She has received grants and fellowships from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, the Regional Arts & Culture Council, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.
Leni teaches creative writing at Portland State University. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with the artist Luca Dipierro and their son.