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TV Interview about Sir Grace

Posted on September 9, 2020 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)


I actually put on make-up, ironed my clothes, fixed my hair (sort of), and wore a surgical mask up until my five minute TV interview on Studio 3. Quite a switch from my go-to-the-grocery-store wrinkled shorts and T-shirts, sandals, pony tail, grape chapstick, sunglasses, and folded bandana with a coffee filter inside. Still, seeing my weary self on TV ...

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Premiere Video: Two Poems

Posted on August 30, 2020 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (2)




Carl Hamlin from the West Huntington Branch Library in Huntington, West Virginia, asked if he could use a couple of my poems for an upcoming project. I agreed, and here are the creative results! Click on the link below and take a look! 


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Feature Story About Launch

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)




Social distance book launch Saturday


Lee Ward | The Daily Independent Aug 12, 2020 Updated Aug 12, 2020


 

HUNTINGTON Author Laura Bentley’s ...

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Publication Day for Sir Grace!!!

Posted on July 17, 2020 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (2)






Happy, happy, joy, joy! Today’s the day!!! My first picture book, illustrated by the amazing Kjersten L. Niskanen, is now available for purchase! Here’s what award-winning picture book author and poet Anna Smucker had to say about Sir Grace and ...

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SIR GRACE AND THE BIG BLIZZARD

Posted on July 8, 2020 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

COVER REVEAL FOR SIR GRACE AND THE BIG BLIZZARD!!!


Debut Picture Book!

Posted on July 6, 2020 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

The cover reveal for my first picture book is tomorrow July 7, 2020.



It's called SIR GRACE AND THE BIG BLIZZARD, and it was illustrated by the amazing Kjersten Niskanen! Stay tuned!!!


St. Patrick's Day Reading Cancellation

Posted on March 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)




Cancellation


To read or not to read, that is the question. After a lot of soul searching, I've decided to cancel my St. Patrick's Day reading at Taylor Books this Tuesday because of the coronavirus. Only a pandemic could keep me away!!! In t...

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FLASHBACK TO 2013

Posted on December 30, 2019 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 

Flashback to 2013

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

The Silver Tattoo: an Interview with Laura Treacy Bentley by Zoe Ferraris

  

Between 2000 and 2004, I belonged to a writer's group, the Rogues, that had a dramatically positive influence on my writing. So it delights me to announce that this year, three of the writers from this group have books coming out. I am so proud of my fellow writers, knowing the work that has gone i...

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The Lakefront Magazine

Posted on April 6, 2019 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I was thrilled to be the Garrett County Arts Council's "Artist of the Month" in the March edition of The Lakefront Magazine

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Interview on WV Author

Posted on December 8, 2018 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

I've been meaning to post this interview on my blog for months. So, here it is. Cat Pleska, noted writer, is interviewing me at the Culture Center in Charleston, West Virginia, for her first episode of  "WV Author" with Cat as the new host: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8yilGg23R-4

 

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Q&A with me on Janet Emson's UK book blog

Posted on February 4, 2018 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (1)

I am delighted to be a featured author on Janet Emson's wonderful UK book blog called "From First Page to Last." Take a look! ( The link is in the first comment.)



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Signing with Nora Roberts!

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)


On September 16, 2017, I'll be signing with Nora Roberts at her Turn The Page Bookstore in Boonsboro, Maryland.

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Win a Free Signed Copy!

Posted on July 20, 2017 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Enter to win a free signed copy from Goodreads of Looking For Ireland: An Irish-Appalachian Pilgrimage by clicking on this link: http://bit.ly/2tPMu51

More Than Words

Posted on June 9, 2017 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)


I am delighted to be a featured writer at "More Than Words" in Hurricane, West Virginia, at 6pm on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Hidden Creek Mercantile. Come join us!




 

LOOKING FOR IRELAND

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 Mountain State Press, Inc., announces their latest publication: Looking For Ireland: An Irish-Appalachian Pilgrimage by Laura Treacy Bentleyhttp://www.mount...

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New Interview

Posted on September 23, 2016 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Poetry in Art 2016

Posted on August 24, 2016 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Dublin Irish Festival

Posted on June 10, 2016 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Big news! I will be a featured author and presenter at the Dublin Irish Festival this August in Dublin, Ohio.  ☘  ☘   http://dublinirishfestival.org/ 


OUT TO LUNCH!

Posted on March 10, 2016 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Guess where I'll be on St. Patrick's Day?! Out to Lunch!!


If you're going to be in Huntington on March 17, come and join us! I'm kicking off this new venture with River and Rail Bakery and The Red Caboose, so watch for your favorite author in the coming months. The food is to LIVE for!


If you have...

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