A native of Paris Hill, Maine, Leigh spent most of her childhood and early adult years in San Francisco. She has been a writer, editor and lecturer for most of her life, intermingled with career portfolios in marketing, finance and community arts projects.
An award-winning editor and best-selling author, she has published three volumes of women’s autobiographical writing about their lives in Wales and during World War II. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, the Welsh Academy, Authors Guild and several RWA chapters. Her serial novel, NIGHTS BEFORE, told in a series of short stories, begins with the story, "Twas the Night Before New Year."
Her debut novel, WAIT A LONELY LIFETIME, was published by Avalon Books in April 2012 and is now available from Amazon’s Montlake imprint as a paperback and ebook. Her second novel, SALSA DANCING WITH PTERODACTYLS (2nd Edition) was released on March 23, 2014. The final story of Leigh's serial novel (six installments) NIGHTS BEFORE, 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS EVE, was released in December 2013.
Leigh admits to running with scissors and leaping before she looks.