Open Mic Blog
|Posted on September 9, 2020 at 9:20 AM||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 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 30, 2020 at 8:20 PM||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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|Posted on August 20, 2020 at 7:50 PM||comments (0)|
Social distance book launch Saturday
Lee Ward | The Daily Independent Aug 12, 2020 Updated Aug 12, 2020
HUNTINGTON Author Laura Bentley’s ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 17, 2020 at 1:45 PM||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 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 8, 2020 at 2:15 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on July 6, 2020 at 10:05 AM||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!!!
|Posted on March 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 30, 2019 at 11:30 PM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 6, 2019 at 3:40 PM||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!Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 8, 2018 at 10:20 AM||comments (0)|
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|Posted on August 15, 2017 at 9:55 AM||comments (0)|
On September 16, 2017, I'll be signing with Nora Roberts at her Turn The Page Bookstore in Boonsboro, Maryland.Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 20, 2017 at 8:30 PM||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
|Posted on June 9, 2017 at 8:05 PM||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!
|Posted on March 9, 2017 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
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|Posted on September 23, 2016 at 10:55 AM||comments (0)|
I was recently interviewed on Geosi Reads. Take a look!
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|Posted on June 10, 2016 at 6:15 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on March 10, 2016 at 9:45 AM||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...Read Full Post »