Book Signing at Bloomsbury Books in Ashland, Oregon

Book Signing at Bloomsbury Books in Ashland, Oregon

September 14 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Bloomsbury Books, Ashland, Oregon welcomes author, Leslie Compton to talk about her book “Dearest Minnie, a sailor’s story” ~ Teddy Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet’s” around the world tour from 1907-1909.

2nd Annual Oregon Coast Book Festival, Lincoln City

2nd Annual Oregon Coast Book Festival, Lincoln City

A day-long celebration featuring author readings, story telling, games and activities.  A book festival featuring authors will be held the day after International Literacy Day in Lincoln City, Oregon on September 9th.

Postcards, Antiques & Collectibles Show, Ocean Grove, NJ

Postcards, Antiques & Collectibles Show, Ocean Grove, NJ

I’ll be participating in the Historical Society of Ocean Grove’s, “Postcards, Antiques and Collectibles Show”, August 19, from 10 – 4pm, along with several postcards features in my book “Dearest Minnie, a sailor’s story”.  Stop by and say Hello!

Barnes & Noble Book Signing Eatontown, NJ

Barnes & Noble Book Signing Eatontown, NJ

“Dearest Minnie, a sailor’s story” book signing. Meet me at the B&N next to the Monmouth Mall and learn about the Great White Fleet.

Ocean Grove Historical Society Presentation: Great White Fleet

Ocean Grove Historical Society Presentation: Great White Fleet

I’ll be giving a powerpoint presentation at the Historical Society of Ocean Grove in New Jersey, about Teddy Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet (1907-1909), featured in my book “Dearest Minnie, a sailor’s story.”  Stop by and say Hello!

Author Interview on Jefferson Public Radio “Great White Fleet”

Author Interview on Jefferson Public Radio “Great White Fleet”

My Radio Interview on August 10, 2017 on JPR (Jefferson Public Radio, Oregon) about my book “Great White Fleet,” by Geoffrey Riley, News Director and Jefferson Exchange Host. Had a great time. Geoffrey was a fantastic interviewer and was impressed that he actually read my book before the interview. Click to hear the 20 minute interview: http://ijpr.org/post/dearest-minnie-sailors-story  

Author Interview JPR Radio,

Author Interview JPR Radio,

Radio Interview with Leslie Compton, Author of “Dearest Minnie, a sailor’s story” on August 10, 2017 on JPR (Jefferson Public Radio, Oregon) by Geoffrey Riley, News Director and Jefferson Exchange Host.