Laura started with Mslexia in 2015 as maternity cover and they’ve struggled to get rid of her since. Born and raised in Berwick-upon-Tweed, she graduated from Northumbria University with a BA in Journalism and an MA in Creative Writing. She’s the author of seven books for kids and young adults, some of which have been optioned for film and television, and she won the inaugural Comedy Women in Print Prize in 2019.
Laura is currently...
Reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Writing A strange speculative novel set in a near future where art has been outlawed
Passionate about Pokémon, hot chocolate and online chess
Channelling Leslie Knope from Parks & Recreation
Desperately seeking A night in an actual literal pub