Anyone who has read Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir by Barbara Harris Leonhard will be moved and entertained by this hour-long program of readings and discussion around her book. The reading was given online for the Normal Public Library in Illinois. In it, she reads several poems, and talks about the inspiration behind the memoir... Continue Reading →
EIF World Book Day Sale!
As today is World Book Day, I am celebrating with up to 50% off EIF paperback titles for the next 7 days! Substantial discounts are currently available on all of the following: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1739757785 The new collection from Nick Reeves and Ingrid Wilson Many thanks to Dawn Pisturino for her wonderful review of the collection, in... Continue Reading →
The EIF Holiday Sale!
'Tis the season, once again, and the time of festivities is upon us. Far be it from me to say anything as corny as 'give the gift of books,' but, you know, books do make great gifts, especially beautifully crafted books of heartfelt poetry from some of your favourite authors! With this in mind, all... Continue Reading →
EIF Titles: Kindle Sale!
It has been a year since I launched Experiments in Fiction as a business, and what a year it has been! With four titles published so far, three of these Amazon bestsellers, one receiving a Pushcart nomination, and all carrying 5-star reviews. Thank you to everyone who has made this a remarkable year for EIF,... Continue Reading →
“Mom and I Play Lassos with Our Hysterectomy Scars” Nominated for a Pushcart Prize!
It is my pleasure to announce that I have nominated Barbara Harris Leonhard's poem, "Mom and I Play Lassos with Our Hysterectomy Scars" for a Pushcart Prize. The poem is from Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir, published by EIF in October 2022. I chose this particular poem because, although it forms an integral part of... Continue Reading →
A Video Poem from ‘Three-Penny Memories’
It has been an exciting week following the launch of Barbara Harris Leonhard's debut poetry collection, Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir. The book reached the #1 New Release slot in Family Poetry, making this another EIF bestselling title! Huge congratulations to Barbara on this well-deserved accolade: No.1 New Release in Family Poetry! To celebrate the... Continue Reading →
Out Now! ‘Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir’
I am delighted to announce the successful publication of Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir, the debut poetry collection from Barbara Harris Leonhard. The book is available from Amazon in both Kindle and paperback format: https://www.amazon.com/Three-Penny-Memories-Barbara-Harris-Leonhard-ebook/dp/B0BH99FS2T/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= And here are the links to buy the book in various countries: UKFranceSpainItalyJapanCanadaAustraliaIndia Huge congratulations are due to Barbara, both... Continue Reading →
‘Three-Penny Memories’ launches tomorrow!
It is a great honour to announce that Barbara Harris Leonhard's debut poetry collection, Three Penny Memories, A Poetic Memoir, will be published tomorrow. The book will be available to purchase via Amazon. If, for any reason, you do not have access to Amazon markets, please contact me via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss alternative purchase... Continue Reading →
Barbara Harris Leonhard reads ‘Departing from Gate 3’
In the final of her series of poetry readings in advance of the launch of Three-Penny Memories, A Poetic Memoir on 15 October, author Barbara Harris Leonhard reads her poem 'Departing from Gate 3,' which describes a dream she had following the death of her mother: Barbara Harris Leonhard reads 'Departing from Gate 3' To... Continue Reading →
Poetry Reading from Barbara Harris Leonhard and Launch Event news!
I am delighted to present the third in a series of readings from Barbara Harris Leonhard's debut poetry collection, Three-Penny Memories, A Poetic Memoir, which is due for release on 15 October 2022. In this recording, Barbara reads her poem, 'The Caregiver's Craft.' You can read more about the background to this poem in Barbara's... Continue Reading →