Constance Leisure

Constance Leisure began her career as an editor at Ladies Home Journal and Family Circle before moving to Paris with her husband and two young children who were raised and educated there. Early on, while on a trip to Provence to fill up the trunk of the family car with wine, they stumbled upon and purchased an old farmhouse with an enchanted garden in a small wine village in the Vaucluse. Little by little, the house in Provence became the center of her family life and her creative imagination. She lives there and in Litchfield, Connecticut. Amour Provence is her first novel.

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Amour Provence


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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Breathe

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Poor spelling.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. The Amida Buddha.  I wouldn't say a thing. I'd let him tell me whatever he wanted to.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading, of course.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Leonard Cohen's I'm Your Man, and anything sung with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots, Adele, Carly Rae Jepsen--he's a riot.