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Photo credit: C. Johnstone
Photo credit: C. Johnstone

DRAGON CON

Atlanta - Sept 4-7

Featured Guest - Schedule:

 

Friday: 3-4pm:

SFWA Table - Signings, SFWA info, Bookselling - Get one of Leanna's books signed at the Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers of America Table! Hyatt Exhibit Hall Level


Title: Faces of the Tarot: Penny Dreadful's Monsters & Magick
Description: Fans discuss the Showtime series that updates classic horror's most enduring archetypes
Time: Fri 05:30 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Corvis Nocturnum, Cherie Priest, Leanna Renee Hieber)
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Title: Princess Alethea's Traveling Sideshow
Description: Readings, music, & more from a motley band of costumed authors, plus swag! And big SIGNING after!
Time: Fri 07:00 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour w/ signing after!) - (Tentative Panelists: Alethea Kontis, Leanna Renee Hieber, Gray Rinehart, Lisa Mantchev, Delilah S. Dawson, Zac Brewer, D.B. Jackson)
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Title: Blending History & the Fantastic
Description: Panelists discuss both the challenges and advantages of using historical settings and events in speculative fiction
Time: Fri 08:30 pm Location: Chastain ED - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Delilah S. Dawson, Clay and Susan Griffith, Cherie Priest, D.B. Jackson, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro)
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SATURDAY: 1-3pm:

SFWA Table - Signings, SFWA info, Bookselling - Get one of Leanna's books signed at the Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers of America Table! Hyatt Exhibit Hall Level

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Title: Magepunk: Sorcery as Technology
Description: Alchemical rules or arcane industrial revolution? We focus on media depictions of magic as technology.
Time: Sat 05:30 pm Location: Augusta 3 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
Moderator / MC for panel
(Tentative Panelists: Leanna Renee Hieber, D.B. Jackson, Aristotle Christopher Pramagioulis, Cherie Priest)
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Title: The Demimonde and Dark Victoriana of Penny Dreadful
Description: Demimonde = fringe people; penny dreadfuls = cheap fiction. How this relates to the show.
Time: Sat 08:30 pm Location: Augusta 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour) (Tentative Panelists: Leanna Renee Hieber, Aristotle Christopher Pramagioulis, Ciara Knight, Nick Valentino, Elizabeth Valentino)
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Title: Historical Horror
Description: The usage of history in horror fiction
Time: Sun 11:30 am Location: Peachtree 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour) (Tentative Panelists: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Anya Martin, Leanna Renee Hieber, L. Andrew Cooper, Kenneth Mark Hoover)
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Title: The Source: Folklore & Mythology in UF
Description: Urban fantasy is rooted in age-old myth, legend, and folklore. Authors discuss influences.
Time: Sun 01:00 pm Location: Chastain ED - Westin (Length: 1 Hour) - (Tentative Panelists: Alethea Kontis, Leanna Renee Hieber, Jean Marie Ward, Jonathan Maberry, Valerie Hampton, Samantha Sommersby)
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Title: Reading: Leanna Renee Hieber
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: Vinings - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Leanna Renee Hieber)
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Title: Dreadpunk: The Gothic Horror Revival
Description: A discussion of the Gothic Horror Revival in contemporary pop culture
Time: Sun 08:30 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour) - (Tentative Panelists: Leanna Renee Hieber, Cherie Priest, Delilah S. Dawson, Clay and Susan Griffith, Aristotle Christopher Pramagioulis)
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Title: Realms of the Dead: Ghosts and Spirits in UF
Description: Panelists discuss the various types of ghosts and spirits found in the genre
Time: Mon 10:00 am Location: Chastain ED - Westin (Length: 1 Hour) (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Leanna Renee Hieber, Gail Z. Martin, D.B. Jackson, Karen E. Taylor, Myke Cole)
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SPACE COAST COMICON

Cape Canaveral, FL - Sept. 11-13

Featured Author

Featured Panelist

Come see Leanna at her vendor table and see her new artistic ventures and get a book signed!

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Morris-Jumel Mansion Arts Festival

New York City

October 31

Leanna is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful festival at one of the most incredible historical venues the city has to offer! Come celebrate Halloween with one of Leanna's many ghost stories!

Workshops, Presentations, Advice:

Leanna beside Babylon 5 and Lantern City's Bruce Boxleitner on the Steampunk Film & TV panel for New York Comic Con 2013
Leanna beside Babylon 5 and Lantern City's Bruce Boxleitner on the Steampunk Film & TV panel for New York Comic Con 2013

A classically trained actress,  experienced reader, panelist, public speaker and workshop presenter, Leanna has been a guest around the country, from high schools to college programs, public and private schools, libraries, book clubs, writer's groups and countless national conventions.  Live readings from her books have become an audience favourite. Her workshops, including the popular "Direct Your Book: Theatrical Techniques to a Blockbuster Novel” have been presented at over thirty different writers groups and library associations nationwide. She has lectured at institutions such as New York University and directed literary adaptation workshops for such programs as The Guthrie Theatre and The International Thespian Festival.

Photo by Biz Urban Photography
Photo by Biz Urban Photography

Agent / Rights Managment: Nicholas Roman Lewis, Esq. - nicholas@nrllegal.com -- (PLEASE NOTE: If you are a STUDENT requesting information about Leanna's plays, please contact her directly via the email address below, not via Mr. Lewis)

 

SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER: - Want advice on becoming a published author? Read Leanna's advice here.

 

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Leanna truly enjoys hearing from her readers and will be happy to answer questions about her work. Pending deadlines and staff review for appropriate, reasonable content, she will respond as soon as humanly possible via:

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NEWS:

THE ETERNA FILES sells in a 3 Book Deal to TOR / MACMILLAN!

 

-Leanna is featured in the Gaslamp Fantasy anthology QUEEN VICTORIA'S BOOK OF SPELLS! Order now!

 

DARKER STILL: A Novel of Magic Most Foul has been named an ABA Indie Next title! 

 

- The Dark Nest Chronicles together for the first time!

 

- The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess wins the 2012 Prism Award for Best Fantasy!

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The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker has been optioned for a musical theatre production with Tony Award winning talents on board! READ ALL ABOUT IT! 

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