About Leslie Elman

Leslie Elman

Leslie Elman

 Leslie Elman is a freelance writer and editor specializing in travel, art and generalist subjects. A professional trivia and quiz writer, she contributes questions for pub quiz nights around the U.S. as well as for the annual World Quizzing Championship. Her books include "The Ladies' Room Reader Quiz Book" and "Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous and Totally Off the Wall Facts."

Trivia Bits for Apr 23, 2018 Apr 23, 2018

When she wasn't drawing Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck and her other beloved storybook characters, Beatrix Potter was drawing fungi and beetles. Her lifelong devotion to nature studies (she was a great fan of mushrooms) is one reason that her illus... Read More

Trivia Bits for Apr 21, 2018 Apr 21, 2018

Louise Bennett-Coverley (1919-2006) holds a special place among the leading lights of Jamaica's literary heritage. A highly regarded poet with an international reputation, she wrote in patois: colloquial spoken language rarely put into written form, ... Read More

Trivia Bits for Apr 20, 2018 Apr 20, 2018

Georgia O'Keeffe is known for her paintings of the American southwest and she spent the last 40-plus years of her life at her home and studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Before that, she lived in New York City and traveled extensively, including a nine-w... Read More