Join Leslie at St.  Albert Public Library on Friday, September 15 at 7 p.m. for her first book event celebrating the launch of Not the Apocalypse I Was Hoping For. Free admission, with a reception and signing to follow the reading. Books will be sold on site by our friends at Glass Bookshop.  register here.

 

Leslie’s forthcoming book of short stories, Not the Apocalypse I Was Hoping For, makes the CBC’s “fiction to watch for in fall 2022” list.  read more

 

Blindman Brewing in Lacombe, Alberta, has melded three of Leslie’s favourite pastimes – reading, writing, and enjoying local craft beer. Session Ale stories appear on beer cans near you all summer long, and are recorded and produced by the fine people at CKUA Radio.

Leslie’s 2022 Session Story is “Cemetery Décor.” Hear her story and interview here (Season 5, Episode 8).

 

Over the moon only starts to describe how thrilled I am to welcome Canadian writer, poet and playwright Leslie Greentree as a guest reviewer here. Her second collection of poetry, go-go dancing for Elvis, was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. read more

I met Leslie Greentree last year, thanks to Alix Ohlin, our 2013 Little Bird Contest judge. Alix chose Leslie’s moving (but funny) story, “The Room of Pickled Things,” as the contest winner. It’s now one year later, and the 2014 Little Bird Contest submissions are already starting to rumble in. I love this time of year! read more