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Leanna Renee Hieber

Actress, Playwright, Perky Goth
Author at Tor Books
New York City
Leanna is an actress, playwright and award winning, bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels (Gaslamp Fantasy) for adults and teens, such as the Strangely Beautiful saga, the Magic Most Foul saga and the Eterna Files saga with Tor books. Her Strangely Beautiful saga won 3 Prism awards for excellence in the genre, hit Barnes and Noble's and Borders bestseller lists and is now available as STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL in new, revised editions from Tor. PERILOUS PROPHECY, the award-winning prequel, will release 6/20 from Tor. Leanna's Magic Most Foul saga began with Darker Still, an Indie Next List pick, a Scholastic Book Club "Highly Recommended" title and the trilogy is now complete. Her Gaslamp Fantasy saga The Eterna Files will preview late 2014 from Tor/Forge. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells and Willful Impropriety. She is a proud member of performer unions Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA, has worked often in film and television on shows like Boardwalk Empire, and leads an occasional ghost tour of Manhattan with Boroughs of the Dead. A passionate, entertaining advocate for Gothic fiction and the importance of "Dreadpunk", Leanna is an active speaker and presenter at conventions and institutions around the country. http://leannareneehieber.com – http://twitter.com/leannarenee - http://facebook.com/lrhieber

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, April 25

10:00pm EDT

Saturday, April 26

5:00pm EDT