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The Virtual Erma 2021

Leah Witman Moore
Leah Witman Moore

Leah Witman Moore

Leah Witman Moore, who has taught English and theater for more than 16 years, received the prestigious Teacher of the Year award presented to 10 New York City teachers annually. She first premiered her writing on her parenting blog,, which reaches readers in 57 countries. Her family has been featured in a documentary about cri du chat, a rare chromosomal disability, and she has been a guest on popular media outlets, such as ESPN, where she works to create greater awareness about individuals with disabilities. She’s currently working on publishing her memoir, Loving You Big. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a master’s in educational theater from New York University, she lives in New York with her husband, three children and her daughter’s collection of rainbow wigs.


Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop