Photo credit: C. Johnstone
Photo credit: C. Johnstone
Upcoming Appearances!

OHIOANA Book Festival

Columbus, OH

April 8th

Guest, Panelist


Cincinnati, OH

April 27-31

Literary Director, Guest Author



May 4-7, Literary Guest

Laconia, NH, May 18-22, Literary Director and Guest


PERILOUS PROPHECY LAUNCH TOUR: Cincinnati, OH, Portland, OR and New York City! There will be a chance for each of you fine cities to get a signed copy IN PERSON at one of my three launch events!

June 20th, 7pm at Barnes and Noble West Chester, OH (Streets of West Chester Complex):

Hometown Book Launch!

This is always an incredible party, where I'll do a little theatrical reading, answer a little questions, do a lotta signing, and we all enjoy some wonderful company!


June 24th, Open-to-the-Public Book-signing of the Historical Novel Society Conference:

Portland, OR

Portland Hilton: 621 SW 6th Avenue

Readers Festival begins at 12:15

Booksigning: 3:30-5:15


June 27th, 6:30 at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York City:

My Morris-Jumel Mansion Launch Parties have become the stuff of Legend! - Visit NYC's oldest mansion (a haunted one, no less), drink wine, devour food, listen to a theatrical reading, enjoy the fashion launch of the Perilous Prophecy additions to the Strangely Beautiful line curated by Wormwood and Gall, get a copy of Perilous Prophecy signed, hear local ghost stories & more!

6:30 Reception begins

7:00 Reading and Fashion Presentation

7:30 Book Signing and House Tours

Tickets are $15 at the door, $10 if utilizing a Group Discount, proceeds go to the ongoing restoration process of this incredible historic treasure. Ticket includes wine and food!


Motor City Steam Con

Detroit, MI

July 14-16

Literary Guest, Panelist



Atlanta, GA

Labor Day Weekend

Guest, Panelist

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

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New, revised edition, books 1 & 2! Now available via Tor Books!
New, revised edition, books 1 & 2! Now available via Tor Books!


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


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

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