Synaesthesia Magazine Americana - Page 24

Artwork by Myriam Frey

Cross-Smith

Leesa

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Writer, editor, homemaker – you’d think Leesa Cross-Smith would have her hands full. Not so. The Kentucky resident and literary magazine editor bleeds heart and ink and soul, Sam Cooke kinda soul, into her words and her work and her stories. We chat to Leesa about her love of the Americana style, her debut short story collection, Every Kiss A War, and why kitchen conversations inspire her stories...