Laura’s work has been published in Meanjin, Overland, The Saturday Paper, Island, Australian Financial Review, The Big Issue Fiction Edition and Griffith Review. She has won the Josephine Ulrick Prize for Literature, the Margaret River Short Story Competition, the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize and the Fair Australia Prize for Fiction. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literary Studies from QUT.
Laura grew up in Toowoomba. She lives in Brisbane with her husband and two children.