WordShed NYC



all inclusive interdisciplinary community             

             culturally and creatively integrated 

             combining art forms 

interlocking ideas 

artists and writers form

new ways of supporting each other


A collective where ideas exchanged

are driven by unique stories

and experiences

that push us forward 

It's a collective humbled by inclusivity

Its purpose is to creatively evolve 

WordShed houses the foundation

                             New York is built on 

We welcome emerging artists

and make room for new voices 


Leah Elimeliah

Founder WordShed NYC


Leah Kogen-Elimeliah is a poet, essayist, short story and nonfiction writer from Moscow, currently living in New York City. She is an MFA candidate at City College of New York, Founder of WordShedNYC Reading Series and an Editorial Associate for Fiction literary magazine. Her writing focuses on identity, language, sexuality and culture. Leah is also a doula and a childbirth educator. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and their children.