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Chapter 13 - Leonard Anderson Jr.

“Writing connects to everything in life…” 

A native of Philadelphia, Leonard Anderson Jr. is a talented author, poet, lyricist and playwright. Over the years he has written a number of children’s books, along with works of fiction and poetry. Some of his titles include “Spy King,” “Spy Queen,” and “Grandma Anderson’s Nursery Rhymes” as well as “The Blackavellian Knights,” “Royman’s Revenge,” and the “I’ll Never Let You Go” series. Many of Anderson’s stories are set in Philadelphia and the surrounding area, painting pictures of the streets and real – and fictitious – landmarks. Whether he is writing a new song, poem, book or play, Anderson is always looking for great ways to entertain his audience. When Anderson is not writing, you can find him working as a manager for the University of Pennsylvania Health System.   In the latest episode of ‘In the Sanctuary,’ Anderson  sits down with Art Sanctuary to discuss his passion for writing, how his day-to-day life influences his work, advice he would give to young writers today and – most importantly – his sanctuary.

For more information and to purchase Leonard’s books, please go to: http://www.leonardandersonjr.com/

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