Monthly Archives: January 2017

Hygge

Today, one of my poems about food is being featured on Angela Topping’s set of posts on the coziness factor or hygge as “they”
call it:

Performance Coming Up

Come and hear me perform at the Myrtle Beach Art Museum, then stay to hear me give a talk on ekphrastic story telling, Saturday February 4, 2017

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
3100 S. Ocean Blvd | Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Scheduled Events
dragon parade with Mint Hill Kung Fu School (11:00) | Lion Wakes Up opening ceremony with Mint Hill (11:10) | storytelling with Joan Leotta (11:30) | Tai Chi demonstration (12:00) | vegetable carving with Eric Wagner and Nan Black (12:30) | musical performances with singing group and on hulusi (Chinese gourd flute), erhu (Chinese fiddle) and guzheng (Chinese zither) (1:00) | “Why the Soldier Smiled” talk with Joan Leotta (1:15) | ice sculpture demonstration with Eric Wagner (1:30) | Chi Gong demonstration with Jimmy Revell (2:00) | acupuncture talk with Jennifer M. Kiser, L.Ac. (2:15) | martial arts demonstration with Mint Hill (2:30) | Lion Goes to Sleep closing ceremony with Mint Hill (3:00)

Acceptance!

Angela Topping is doing a series on hygge and included my Poem!

My Poem, Some Seek the Fire is up today on Angela Topping’s site in her collection of poems on hygge:
https://angelatopping.wordpress.com/…/hygge-feature-12-ba…/…
Thank you, Angela!

Two Poems Up Today!

http://thewildword.com/poetry-joan-leotta/

 

They illustrated it nicely too–stay tuned to this place for a couple of book reviews coming and an opportunity for free books and appearances!

New Food Article Today

Be sure to check out my article in today’s Sun News!

http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/living/food-drink/article126154999.html

 

also my review of a cookbook with gluten free appetizer options!

http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/living/food-drink/article126183949.html

Good Things Worth Waiting For

Finishing Line Press has informed me that my book will be at least 8 weeks late–today is the day it was supposed to come out.

I just got my galleys on Monday and am sending them back on Tuesday the 17th, checking  and rechecking.

Please be patient!

 

 

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Trying to add things to wordpress!!!

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Don’t seem to be able to add the widget for this to keep it permanently on the site but indeed I am participating!

Joan