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Leandra Beabout

location-pin United States and India

School: Indiana University South Bend

Expertise: books, grammar, psychology, travel

Leandra Beabout

  • Published in Lonely Planet, Fodor's, The Healthy, Guardian, Telegraph, Giddy, Greatist and AAA
  • Hubspot-certified in Content Marketing


Leandra is a books and lifestyle contributor at Reader's Digest. A freelance journalist and content writer with a background in English education, Leandra also has bylines in the Guardian, the Telegraph and The Healthy. Leandra splits her time between the U.S. and India, where she and her husband currently live in the lower Himalayas.


Indiana University South Bend, BA, Secondary Education and Teaching (English Language Arts)


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