Leslie A. Rasmussen was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from UCLA. She went on to write television comedies for Gerald McRaney, Burt Reynolds, Roseanne Barr, Norm McDonald, and Drew Carey, as well as The Wild Thornberrys and Sweet Valley High. After leaving the business to raise her boys, she attained a master's degree in nutrition and ran her own business for ten years. Recently, she’s written over twenty essays for Huffington Post and speaks on panels discussing empowering women in midlife. Leslie is a member of The Writers Guild of America, as well as Women In Film and the Women’s Fiction Writers Association. After Happily Ever After is Leslie’s debut novel and has won over fifteen awards, including the New York City Big Book Award, the Silver Literary Titan Award, not to mention a finalist in the International Book Award, a distinguished favorite in the Independent Press Awards, and an honorable mention in the prestigious Eric Hoffer Awards. Her next novel, The Stories We Cannot Tell will be released by Touchpoint Press. In her free time, Leslie loves to read, exercise, and hang out with her husband and two sons.

Other Works

  • "The Stories We Cannot Tell"