Leslie C HalpernLeslie C. Halpern is the author of 200 Love Lessons from the Movies, Passionate About Their Work, Reel Romance, Dreams on Film, and the Funny Children’s Poems book series. Her newest book release is Silly Sleepytime Poems for early and transitional readers. She is an award-winning poet, essayist, book reviewer, movie reviewer, and entertainment journalist.

Leslie is a member of Florida Writers Association, Florida Freelance Writers Association, Poetry Ensemble of Orlando, the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Florida State Poets Association, and Orlando Area Poets, for which she serves as Vice President.