“Second Sight” The 33rd: An Anthology. Forthcoming (September 2022.)
“Running through Grief: A Mother’s Story.” She Can and She Did. August 2018.
Shortlisted for the Eunice Williams Nonfiction Prize at Herstry Magazine, 2022.
Winner, Barren Magazine’s December Instagram Poetry Contest, 2021.
Finalist in The Southampton Review Nonfiction Prize, 2020
Mele, Leah. Student-Writer Identity Through Invention. 2020, October. Indiana College English Association.
Mele, Leah. Community Healing- Applying Feminist Rhetoric to Pregnancy Loss. 2021, October. Conference on Community Writing.