About Joan Leotta
Joan Leotta has been playing with words since childhood. She has won awards in USA and abroad for writing and performing. She's a journalist, novelist, poet and playwright. Her four novels from Desert Breeze publishing, The Legacy of Honor series feature strong Italian-American women during time of war. Joan's picture books from Theaqllc, Whoosh!, Summer in a Bowl, and Rosa and the Red Apron celebrate food and family. Her book of short stories, Simply a Smile is available from Rebecca Vickery Press. All can be found on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=joan+leotta+books.Her poetry and essays have appeared in Gnarled Oak, Red Wolf, A Quiet Courage, the A-3 Review, Hobart Literary Review, Silver Birch, Postcard Poems and Proseamong others. You can find her at www.joanleotta.wordpress.com and Joan Leotta, Author and Story Performer on Facebook. Her first poetry chapbook, Languid Lusciousness with Lemon, will be out in January 2017 from Finishing Line Press.