Adele Gardner

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Adele's poetry book Dreaming of Days in Astophel (byline Lyn C. A. Gardner) is available signed from the author. Please include "Dreaming of Days in Astophel" in the subject line.

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(c) Copyright to photographs on this page (except publication covers) owned by Adele Gardner; her creation and/or from her collection. Menu portraits by Daniel Michael Hegarty Sr. (left) and Adele Gardner (right). Photos below with Adele's face in them were shot by Marc Nucup.

Mystery Weekly Magazine, Nov. 2018

“Bonnie Parker Sings the Blues” by Adele Gardner: In a parallel world, Bonnie & Clyde didn't die in a hail of bullets; they became jazz musicians. But the Bonnie who died in our reality is still greedy to be reunited with Clyde, and she fights to steal the living Clyde from Bonnie the jazz singer.


Watch Videos Featuring Adele Gardner

"Purloined Princes," First Place Winner, Poetry Society of Virginia, Bess Gresham Memorial Award, read by the poet at the Poetry Society of Virginia Awards Ceremony, April 28, 2018.

"Time's Glass," Aura Review (Aura Literary Arts Review), Vol. 47, Iss. 1, Spring 2021, including a video reading by Adele on March 31, 2021, for the launch party.

Superhero Day 2020 at Hampton Public Library
Film uploaded Mar. 10, 2020
(Adele Gardner portrays Batman)

Superhero Day 2019 at Hampton Public Library
Film uploaded Feb. 27, 2019
(Adele Gardner portrays Batman)

Superhero Day 2018 is April 4 at Hampton Public Library
Film uploaded Feb. 28, 2018
(Adele Gardner portrays Batman)

Hampton Public Library for the 50 State Salute, Banned Books Week
Film uploaded Sept. 12, 2012

Superhero Day 2017 at Hampton Public Library
April 2017

Superhero Day 2016 at Hampton Public Library
March 2, 2016

Library Mystery Day Has Turned into Mystery Month
Sept. 29, 2017

Mystery Day at the Main Library
Oct. 14, 2014

National Novel Writing Month Events at Hampton Public Library
Nov. 16, 2015

Hampton Public Library's Day of Mystery
Oct. 8, 2012


As Lyn Gardner, Adele performed in Drinks with the Spider King, a collection of plays written by Brian Aldiss based on his short stories, performed by participants at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 25, 2000. Adele played the part of David in "Supertoys Last All Summer Long" (later to be adapated as A.I.). A copy of the film is archived at the University of Miami Libraries.

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