Leoma G Gilley
Leoma is curious and wants to understand the world around her as well as the world inside. Her writing reflects this search as she examines the inner world of the spiritual as well as observes the large and small events of her everyday life. Follow Leoma and receive 5 of her latest poems.
Leoma is a linguist, international traveler, author, storyteller and speaker. She has a PhD in Linguistics from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and has written several linguistic articles and a book on the sound system of the Shilluk language. She has traveled widely in Africa and Europe, mostly on her own. As part of her work with Wycliffe Bible Translators and SIL International, she has spoken to many groups, both small and large. She loves to tell stories and also to try to answer some of the questions that we should all be asking about life, God, those who differ from us and how to deal with life's challenges.