Laura Besley

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Industry Arts
Occupation Writer
Location Leicester, United Kingdom
Introduction Laura Besley writes short fiction in the bookends of her day. The rest of the time she is a full-time mum to two young boys. Her debut collection, The Almost Mothers, was published in March 2020 and her second collection, 100neHundred, will be published in May 2021.
Interests Reading (anything from chick lit to 'proper' lit), writing (fiction and non-fiction), watching films (anything from chick flicks to arty) and eating (I'll try anything once!).
Favorite Movies Far From the Madding Crowd, The King's Speech, Inception, Good Will Hunting.
Favorite Music Norah Jones, Paolo Nutini, Snow Patrol, Nina Simone, Madeleine Peyroux, Jackie Wilson.
Favorite Books One Day (David Nicholls), The Pact (Jodi Picoult), The Book Thief (Markus Zusak), Super America (Anne Panning), Rosie (Anne Lamott), A Change in Altitude (Anita Shreve)