Poetry Book Reviews: Barbara Harris Leonhard and River Dixon

My gratitude to Dawn Pisturino for her insightful review of my poetic memoir, Three-Penny Memories (EIF - Experiments in Fiction, 2022). Dawn you heard my voice and saw my heart! (Photo by Hayley Maxwell on Unsplash) Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir by Barbara Harris Leonhard (2022).        Available on Amazon.com. … Poetry Book Reviews: Barbara... Continue Reading →

Video Reading: “Mom and I Play Lassos with Our Hysterectomy Scars”

Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Ingrid Wilson, Editor and Owner of EIF, Experiments in Fiction. This poem is in my debut poetry collection, "Three Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir", which opened on Amazon as the #1 Release in Family Poetry. Since then it has been on and off the best-seller list in three categories.... Continue Reading →

“Mom and I Play Lassos with Our Hysterectomy Scars” Nominated for a Pushcart Prize! — Experiments in Fiction

I’m so honored to have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Thank you, Ingrid, for publishing my book and going the extra mile to nominate “Mom and I Play Lassos with our Hysterectomy Scars” for this prestigious prize. I’m truly grateful! https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?preview=inline&linkCode=kpd&ref_=k4w_oembed_u0kuc3DTOSjAEL&asin=B0BH99FS2T&tag=kpembed-20 It is my pleasure to announce that I have nominated Barbara Harris Leonhard’s... Continue Reading →

Video Poem: The Caregiver’s Craft

https://videopress.com/v/e7Gd3BRe?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fextraordinarysunshineweaver.files.wordpress.com%2F2022%2F09%2Fimg_4045.jpg&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true I created a video poem for “The Caregiver’s Craft”, which is in my poetic memoir, Three-Penny Memories, now available on Amazon. For this movie, I selected a random sampling of photos of Mom mostly. The music is public domain, available on my iMovie app. I believe it was called “Hope”. The featured image is... Continue Reading →

Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir by Barbara Harris Leonhard

Thank you, Gabriela, for publishing a poem from my new poetry book! I appreciate all that you do! You can access the publication in the link below. Congratulations to Barbara on the publication of her fantastic book Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir. The book was published recently and I … Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir by... Continue Reading →

My Encephalitis Story Featured on the Encephalitis Society Site

Here is the link to my story. The rest of my blog is about how my case of encephalitis relates to my care for Mom when she was navigating Alzheimer’s. https://www.encephalitis.info/barbaras-story In my debut poetic memoir published last week on Amazon (Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir), I tell about my miraculous recovery from measles encephalitis.... Continue Reading →

Out Now! ‘Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir’ — Experiments in Fiction

Ingrid Wilson, my publisher (EIF- Three-Penny Memories) posted this before my Zoom Launch event started. My reading went very well. Unable to sleep, I stayed up most of the night promoting the launch and outlining my reading. Despite my lack of sleep, I felt energized by the love and support. I cried and choked on... Continue Reading →

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