Layla Lenhardt is an American poet currently based out of Indianapolis. She was born in Philadelphia and attended Washington & Jefferson College. She is founder and Editor-in-Chief of the (currently on hiatus) national literary journal 1932 Quarterly. Her essays, poems, short prose, and interviews have been published across various types of media, including a pickle jar, a post card, and a bathroom stall in Dublin. She is a 4th place finalist in Poetry Super Highway's 2019 Annual Poetry Contest. She lives with her partner and three cats, Beauregaard, Mishka, and Sylvia.