Has been a member of Nottingham Writers’ Club for the best part of twenty years.
Born in South Yorkshire, she moved to Nottingham as a small child; but travelled the world as an Army Wife, living in Africa and Germany, plus locations across the UK-among them Glasgow and the Shetlands.
Returning to Nottingham in the 80’s, she started writing an autobiography ‘Postage Packing and Quarters’ (not intended for publication).
She has given a performance at Leicester Literature Festival, had a play and short stories broadcast on Radio Nottingham and Poetry Radio Derby. A story published in Mosaic; poetry included in Momentum (published by Wrexham Writers Workshop), and was the winner of the Nottinghamshire County Council short story competition.
Leatta was short listed in (the Nottingham branch of) Waterstones W.O.W Children’s story competition.