Leah Faye Cooper is a writer and reporter living in New York City. A North Carolina native, she covers fashion and retail for Time Out New York‘s Shopping & Style section. Her pieces on nightlife, art and culture are regularly published on SociétéPerrier.com. Prior to moving to the city, Leah was managing editor of Houston’s lifestyle and society glossy, H Texas.
A fan of dancing, french fries and deeply-discounted party dresses, Leah spent two fantastic years teaching high school English through Teach For America. She later returned to the classroom as a student, earning her master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.