Authors Posts by Leah Cypess

Leah Cypess

Leah Cypess is the author of numerous fantasy stories and novels. Her most recent book, Thornwood (Random House/April 2021), is a middle grade retelling of Sleeping Beauty told from the point of view of Sleeping Beauty’s little sister. You can find out more about her at

Across the River

In this riveting short story, Leah Cypess retells a medieval Shavuot legend of how a Jewish community was saved from a deadly sorcerer.

Schrodinger’s Hametz

Leah Cypess imagines the what-ifs of Pesach cleaning.