Interviews

Print, Radio, and other Media Appearances

Awards

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Naked Reviewers Godiva Book Award winner for 2019. Awarded 1 February, 2020.

2019 Nominations for the Godiva Book Award. 2 January, 2020. Naked REviewers Announcement of the top four finalists for the 2019 Godiva Book Award. "His Red eminence" was the only history/Historical Fiction genre to receive a nomination.

Radio/Podcast interviews and mentions

Our Town Johnstown Interview. 20 February, 2020. Our Town Johnstown editor Bruce Siwy talks to Laurel A. Rockefeller about winning the Godiva award and "His Red Eminence." Podcast Interview by "Our Town" Newspaper (Cambria County, Pennsylvania).
Radio Show Mention.  2 November, 2020. Radio host SUZANNE LYNN CHEESMAN mention of "His Red Eminence" during a segment on her show. Aired between 12pm and 1pm EST on central Florida terrestrial radio station WQBQ, 1410 AM. Second book mentioned in segment.
19 March 2019 Speak UpPat Rullo & Laurel A. Rockefeller
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Speak Up Talk Radio with host Pat Rullo. 19 March, 2019. A look at Laurel A. Rockefeller's latest release: "His Red Eminence, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu."  

15 November 2018 Talk RadioLaurel Rockefeller/Pat Rullo
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Speak Up Talk Radio with host Pat Rullo. 15 November, 2018. A look at Laurel A. Rockefeller's "Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh."  

4 September 2018 Speak Up Talk RadioLaurel Rockefeller/Pat Rullo
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Speak Up Talk Radio with host Pat Rullo. 4 September, 2018. A look at Laurel A. Rockefeller's Legendary women of World History Series. 

Condensed History PodcastLaurel Rockefeller/Jem Duducu/Greg Chapman
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Condensed History Podcast with hosts Greg Chapman and Jem Duducu. 29 August, 2017. A light-hearted chat/interview about history, narrative history, and what it takes to become a commercially successful author.

Print Media interviews

"The untold story of Wales' Joan of Arc - the sword-wielding heroine you've probably never heard of."  Original interview with Anna Lewis, Reporter for "Wales Online" on 16 April, 2019. Published 1 May, 2019. Story by Anna Lewis.

Guest Posts and Publications

"Alexandria: More than a Library"  22 November, 2017. Guest post by Laurel A. Rockefeller on the history of Alexandria, Egypt.
"Five Myths about Cleopatra VII"  25 November, 2018. Guest post by Laurel A. Rockefeller Exploring Little known facts about Cleopatra Vii.
The Downton Abbey Effect: Cottages and Palaces in "His Red Eminence."  30 April, 2019. Guest post by Laurel A. Rockefeller Exploring The various homes cardinal Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu lived in across his life.
Cardinal Richelieu: the Musical. Hymns, Carols, and Popular Music in "his Red Eminence." 5 May, 2019. Guest post by Laurel A. Rockefeller Exploring the eight period songs featured in "His Red Eminence."
Why Bilbo?  Winter, 1991. The Minas Tirith Evening Star, journal to the American tolkien society.  pg 9
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Empress Wu and Poetry Too: Part one: A Glance at the Tang Dynasty  November, 2003. The MudPuppy, Barony of Settmour Swamp. 
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Empress Wu and Poetry Too: Part Two: Empress Wu and meritocracy  December, 2003. The MudPuppy, Barony of Settmour Swamp. 
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Period or not? A Review of ba gua zhang and "Black Sash."  June, 2003. The MudPuppy, Barony of Settmour Swamp. 
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Chinese dynasties and kingdoms, an Overview July, 2003. The MudPuppy, Barony of Settmour Swamp. 
The Timeless T Tunic February, 2004. The MudPuppy, Barony of Settmour Swamp. 
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Mudpuppy February 2004 Timeless T Tunic
Aviculture in the SCA march, 2007. The seahorse, Crown province of Østgarðr