Recent Press

“After Everyone Else” was a 2023 winner of the New Generation Indie Book Awards! We are so honored!

#AmWriting Podcast Click HERE

Click the link above to hear about how I write without typing a word, and so much more!

Press on PBS! I was interviewed on the program “By the River” with Holly Jackson. We discussed southern fiction and why there’s no such thing as northern fiction!

HaollyJackson and I onset!

QC Life News WBTV

Click HERE to watch!

Queen City Life News with WBTV and Park Road Books discuss newest novels from local artists, like Leslie Hooton and her newest release, After Everyone Else.

BRIT+CO 27 New Books to Read on Your Summer Vacation

Click HERE to see my book on a HOT summer reading list!

NewsWeek June 2022

I am honored to have been featured in this bigtime magazine! Click HERE to read the full story! Can you believe it was right near Meghan and Harry!?


Book Clubs: War and Peace Zoom

War & Peace Book Club Speaking Event.

Ron Block FB Live Event
June 2022


Best of Women’s Fiction

Moms Don’t Have Time to Read


Moms Don’t Have Time to Write

Essay: Moms Don’t Have Time to Write August

Hasty Book List Essay

Leslie’s Latest

Get in touch

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First Presbyterian Church, Spring 2020: Interview with Leslie Hooton
Charlotte Magazine Article

Auburn Magazine
At Home with Leslie Hooton – Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
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