Laura mostly writes about triumphant family love. Her prose poetry and nonfiction work have appeared in Aurora: The Allegory Ridge Poetry Anthology, Coal Hill Review, Entropy Magazine, The Red Clay Review, The Fourth River, Mother Mag, Quiet Lightning’s sPARKLE & bLINK, and on Perspectives, a listener commentary series on KQED public radio, among others. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Chatham University, a school in her home city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With Northern California as her backdrop and the Rust Belt at her roots, she is writing her first book.

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During daylight hours, Laura is a developmental editor and thought leadership consultant for startup executives. She’s worked as a content strategist, copywriter, and editor for 12 years, and her writing has appeared in a range of business publications and brand blogs.

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Random Trivia 

Likes using the last drop from a condiment bottle

Dislikes unreliable pens

Favorite movie: The Fifth Element