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Laura Preble

Laura Preble

San Diego, California

A prize-winning journalist, Laura Preble has extensive experience in education as well the personal experience of raising a son with high-functioning autism.

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Laura has published three YA novels with Penguin’s Berkley Jam imprint (the Queen Geek Social Club, Queen Geeks in Love, and Prom Queen Geeks) as well as  the LGBT-themed dystopian novel Out (currently in development for film and television),and Lica’s Angel.  

She won a Kurt Vonnegut Fiction Prize for her short story, "The Murder of Crows";  her work has been published in the North American Review, Hysteria Magazine, Scribophile, NEA Today, Writer’s Digest. She is a former journalist with the San Diego Union-Tribune. As a journalist, she was awarded the Copley Ring of Truth award as well as a Janus Award for business writing. 

Laura has taught writing seminars at the Southern California Writing Conference, Canyon Crest Academy Young Writers Conference, San Diego Writers Ink, and through author visits to schools including the Monarch School (a San Diego school for students without homes.) She has also done book signings in Columbus, Ohio, Kauai, San Diego, La Jolla, Ca, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. She's worked with two independent San Diego bookstores, Mysterious Galaxy and Warwick's, for events and signings. 

Laura worked previously as a public relations director for the San Diego Repertory Theater and for Walcher Inc, a media and public relations firm in San Diego. Her campaigns for all of her books has been extensive, resulting in favorable media clips from both print and television. 

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Update #18 - Cover update! Oct. 5, 2018

Covers are tricky things. We all know we aren't supposed to judge a book by one, but we do, don't we? Catching the eye with something interesting is how we get people to pick up a book and give it a deeper look. 

I believe I sent you the image of the plaster wig head I found by chance online. It is now in my possession, proudly posed on my desk. If I am lucky enough to do book signings, she will go with me. I am going to rework the description of the wig head in the book to fit this image. 

I've been negotiating with the designer at Mascot to find the best cover possible. I think we've come up with something that is really cool and unusual. I hope you like it. Feedback is welcome. You can also email me directly at lpreble@cox.net