PODCASTS AND VIDEOS
Antioch University News: Common Thread, Antioch Spotlight: MFA in Creative Writing Alum Leslie Lehr, written interview by Stefanie Paredes. Read the full interview here.
Breast cancer survivor and author, Leslie Lehr, kpcw radio interview by By David Wintzer, Lynn Ware Peek. Listen here.
Bookish – Leslie Lehr, Walter Mosely, Denise Hamilton and Sandra Tsing, watch the podcast here.
Leslie talks with Zibby Owens on her popular “Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books” podcast. Watch here.
51%, a radio show that broadcasts twice-weekly in seven Eastern states, hosted Leslie in April. Beginning at Minute Five, this twelve minute chat covers the origin of the book, the origin of America’s obsession, and disparities in beauty as well as breast cancer. Listen here.
Bestselling novelists Patti Callahan Henry, Kristin Harmel, Mary Kay Andrews, and Kristy Woodson Harvey hosted us on Friends & Fiction – and we had a blast. We discussed all things writing and working, including the secret to plotting any story. Listen in!
Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine I’d be chatting about boobs with Dancing With the Stars host Brooke Burns, Real Housewife Meghan King Edmonds or the Magic Mike intimacy consultant Lila Darville. They were smart, fun, and we found plenty in common. Meghan says I’m hilarious. Who knew?
My interview on the episode, “My Breast Friend,” starts at 28:45. You can listen here.
Leslie is featured on the premiere episode of Zeitgeist, the hot topic show hosted by Jane Roper for A Mighty Blaze. Watch here.
Author of the Month interview with Kathy L. Murphy, Founder of The International Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Book Club Reading Nation! Watch here.
Frank Buckley interviews legends, from Kobe Bryan to Jay Leno to Ambassador Susan Rice. And he could not say the word “boobs” with a straight face. You can watch it here.
This Life Box Media is available wherever you listen: You can listen to the interview here.
What do boobs have to do with identity theft? Check out this Writer Mother Monster podcast with host Lara Erlich to find out. Plus, more on the crazy divide between sexy and sacred.
You can listen here.
Kerry Schafer interviews Leslie about A Boob’s Life. Listen on Apple here, Spotify here and Soundcloud here.
Dr. Charlotte Markey, founder of Rutgers’ Health Sciences Center, hosts Leslie in an author event for students in Gender Studies, Psychology, and Women’s Health. Watch here.
CRAFT: Authors in Conversation with Leslie Lehr & John Truby. Bestselling author Denise Kiernan talks with Leslie Lehr and John Truby in their first interview as a creative couple. Watch here.
Model and former Real Housewife of Beverly Hills, Brandi Granville, talks with Leslie about lingerie as self-care. Listen here.
Leslie joins Tristan Taormino on her Sex Out Loud Podcast to talk about her new book A Boob’s Life: How America’s Obsession with Breasts Shaped me…and You (Pegasus Books). Listen here!
Bloom with Tall Poppy Writers – Julie Cantrell chats with Leslie at this fabulous Facebook Book Club. Listen here.
The hilarious Femsplainers Podcast Episode is up. Have a listen!
KATU-ABC TV – Watch Leslie say “nipples” on Portland’s longest running talk show here.
A Bra In a Box interview: “Developing Bra in a Box forced us get comfortable with talking about nipples.” You can read the interview here.
“As a trans woman, this book gripped me like no other I can remember.” Sophie Robbins, DIVA Magazine U.K.
South Africa’s Saturday Star Newspaper talks to Leslie about “changing society’s narrative around women’s breasts.” By Karishma Dipa, May 9, 2021
“I’m hearing from women of all ages, boyfriends and husbands, too. They come for the boob jokes and end up thinking differently about the women in their lives,” she said. Read here.
Medium.com’s Authority Magazine: Social Impact Authors
“How & Why Author Leslie Lehr is Helping
to Change Our World.” Read here
INTERVIEW: Leslie Lehr, Author of A Boob’s Life
April 5, 2021
Read full interview about feminism and her family’s reaction to the memoir here…here.
Alumni Spotlight: Leslie Lehr ’82
By Jason Ng
Mother, writer, survivor. These are among the words to describe award-winning author Leslie Lehr, who overcame breast cancer and had recently released her personal memoir, A Boob’s Life. In her memoir, Leslie examines America’s obsession with the female body and how this craze affected her life and women in our culture today. She joins us to talk about her journey becoming a writer, what writing means to her, and her thoughts on how her writing and filmmaking paths converge.