Leslie Nipkow, proud NOLA resident, is completing her memoir-in-essays, How to Kiss Like a Movie Star. Her screenplay, Salt of the Earth, is a Selected Project - 2016 Stowe Story Labs & 2017 Stowe Writers Retreat. Emmy and WGA Award Winner.
What happens when a real-size girl decides to become a movie star? How to Kiss Like a Movie Star is a love story: tragic, funny, unrequited, and occasionally illegal, about death, acting, boxing, breast cancer, secrets, and soap opera.