Get your tickets now to the NEO Voice Festival, being held online July 24-25, 2020, to hear the premiere performance of Stephen Vincent Casellas’s settings of two my poems in his new work “Fire and Dust” for […]
I’ve just contributed a guest post to Sonia Pertsinidis’s fabulous blog, Aesop’s Fox. Read about my research into Greek and myth for my forthcoming novella-in-verse, Protectress (Unsolicited Press, 2021), […]
Kendra Leonard wrote a new post, Music for the Kingdom of Shadows on the New Books Network, on the site Kendra Preston Leonard on Humanities Commons 6 days, 3 hours ago
The wonderful Kristen M. Turner invited me to talk about Music for the Kingdom of Shadows: Cinema Accompaniment in the Age of Spiritualism in this new podcast episode from the New Books Network! You can read the […]
Kendra Leonard wrote a new post, Download The Conservatoire Américain: a History for free, on the site Kendra Preston Leonard on Humanities Commons 6 days, 5 hours ago
Today the Fontainebleau Associations held a lovely Zoom reunion. It was really nice to see so many people I knew, who I’d met as students or faculty or when I was doing research on and interviews for my history of […]
Kendra Leonard wrote a new post, Book reviews: In the Neighborhood of True and more, on the site Kendra Preston Leonard on Humanities Commons 1 week, 6 days ago
Interstellar Flight Magazine Best of Year One by Edited by Holly Lyn Walrath. 3/5
Interstellar is a new speculative publication, and this collection gathers numerous pieces from their first year in operation. […]
Kendra Leonard wrote a new post, Book reviews: super awesome #OwnVoices lit and more, on the site Kendra Preston Leonard on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Here at Dawn by Beau Taplin. 1/5
Inspirational and instructional poetry in the vein of advice from people who have never experienced severe depression, who think that everyone believes in god, and that their own […]
Kendra Leonard wrote a new post, CFP: AMS-Southwest and Texas Music Library Association, on the site Kendra Preston Leonard on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
The Joint Program Committee for the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter and the Texas Music Library Association is accepting proposals for presentations to be given at our 2020 joint fall chapter […]
We learned last week that Moth’s cancer had returned. She died peacefully at home yesterday under the care of Senior Paws-Last Wishes, being held by Karl and me.
Tiffany Ng is one of the world’s top carillonists in addition to being an excellent scholar and teacher. She has rung bells old and new, commissioned new music for carillons, and teaches at the University of […]
Singer Arwen Myers (@sopranoarwen) has graciously made recordings of her recently commissioned songs available, including “Strawberry Man” by composer Lisa Neher (@lisaneher) and myself. Listen here!
Uncrowned Queen by Nicola Tallis. 5/5
Uncrowned Queen is an excellent biography of Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII and a savvy political figure active in the Wars of the Roses. Thoroughly researched, […]
There have been a plethora of articles and posts online about Shakespeare writing King Lear and other plays during an outbreak of plague in London in 1606. These pieces of writing range from the (supposedly) […]
Tomorrow, April 30, 2020, 89.9 FM in Portland–All Classical Portland–will broadcast “Strawberry Man” by Lisa Neher and me, as performed by Arwen Myers in her Artslandia broadcast from last week. Tune in at 3 pm […]
Tomorrow at 5 pm PST ! Arwen Myers will be singing Lisa Neher’s and my song “Strawberry Man” at Artslandia’s Happy Hour recital on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Artslandia/!
“Strawberry Ma […]
The Garden of Lost Memories by Ruby Hummingbird. 1/5
A novel very obviously targeted to appeal to fans of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, this work focuses on the development of a friendship between Elsie […]
Kendra Leonard wrote a new post, Fortunes Fit: a micro-chapbook for a time of isolation, on the site Kendra Preston Leonard on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
As promised, here is a micro-chapbook of my poetry.
Many people have been writing about the fact that King Lear was written during a time when the theatres were closed due to plague, and while I didn’t like the […]
I’ve decided to write a mini-chapbook and give it away for free before the end of March. I’m taking suggestions for poem topic–contact me on Twitter (@K_Leonard_PhD) with your recommendations!
I’m the featured writer on Oyster River Pages this week! Read my interview about writing poetry and lyrics here: https://www.oysterriverpages.com/issue-3-contributor-showcase/kendraleonard.
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