Laura grew up in a market town in the midlands. She joined David Higham Associates after reading English Literature at Sussex University and Oregon State University. She worked first in the Media Department before moving over to Books. In the past she worked at Waterstone’s and the Brighton outpost of The Lamb Bookshop.
Laura works with Anthony Goff on his authors and is interested in all kinds of writing for children – fiction and non-fiction for young readers, middle grade, teen and YA audiences. She is keen to find brilliant new voices that explore environmental and social themes. She would also like to find a knock out story of first love, full of joy and longing. Laura is also interested in literary fiction and select and varied non-fiction for adults including music projects, writing tackling environmental issues, motherhood.
You can find her over on Twitter @LozWesty.