Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 40: Leslie Slape; playwright, storyteller, journalist, author 

February 11, 2019

Episode 40: Leslie Slape; playwright, storyteller, journalist, author 


In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 32 minutes)

  • :39 - Introduction to Leslie Slape
  • 2:42 - Leslie shares her writing background with a newspaper
  • 3:19- Leslie talks about her published works & her play that is released on another podcast
  • 4:55 - Vikki & Leslie talk about the  Salal Review
  • 7:55 - Leslie shares about storytelling 
  • 8:47- Leslie & Vikki go deeper into the process of storytelling
  • 14:46  -  Leslie discusses how her writing has changed since she has been a storyteller
  • 15:51 - Leslie & Vikki talk about performance arts, acting, and writing
  • 17:30 - Vikki discussed her inspiration with public speaking
  • 18:05 - Leslie shares her playwriting and the release of The Harder Courage on podcast
  • 24:13 - Leslie shares her inspiration
  • 27:17 - Leslie reads from The Harder Courage
  • 34:30 - Leslie shares what she is currently working on


Connect with Leslie Slape:

Leslie’s website:

Leslie’s Play The Harder Courage on podcast:


Resources Mentioned on the Podcast:

Storyteller Network:

Storytelling Guilds in the Pacific Northwest:

The Storyteller’s Start-up Book by Margaret Read MacDonald:

Salal Review:


Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


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