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


BARNES & NOBLE B-FEST! - Sept 23rd -

Barnes & Noble Neshaminy, PA


5pm - Writing Workshop!

Join Leanna and fantastic book blogger Bonnie Wagner of A Backwards Story for a discussion of writing strategies and ways to press past writer's block! Leanna's books will  be available for sale and signing!


7pm: A Conversation with award-winning, bestselling author of young adult and adult literature Sarah Beth Durst! Leanna will lead an enthusiastic discussion about Sarah's latest works and discuss artistic themes and authorial insight! Q and A and signing to follow!  



Oct 7th

Downtown Mount Holly, NJ

6pm to 11pm


Come find Leanna at her Torch and Arrow booth at the festival and peruse her latest books, available for sale and signing and partake in her latest Gothic, Steampunk and Neo-Victorian creations as well as Pandora's Pets!


CAFE Arts Festival at the Morris-Jumel Mansion

Oct 14

Manhattan - Morris-Jumel Mansion



Leanna returns to this annual delightful festival on the grounds of Manhattan's oldest (and haunted) house! She will be set up with an author and artist table with books, jewelry, art and sculpture for sale and signing!

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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