Meet the author
Laura has been writing since she composed her first poem on her father’s Royal typewriter at the age of ten. In addition to teaching, she has been a free-lance advertising copywriter, staff writer for an international relief agency, communications director for two national non-profits, and assistant to a New York Times bestselling author.
Laura grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, where her father was a newspaper editor and her mother was a first grade public school teacher. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Economics.
How to Prepare for Kindergarten© is Laura’s first work of nonfiction. It was first serialized in a weekly column in the Durham Herald-Sun. Laura currently lives in Durham, North Carolina.