Laura Steven is an author, journalist and screenwriter from the northernmost town in England. She is basically Leslie Knope.
Before taking the plunge into full-time writerhood, Laura worked for a glossy lifestyle magazine, then spent three years at Mslexia, a non-profit organisation supporting women writers. She has an MA in Creative Writing, and her TV pilot Clickbait reached the final eight in British Comedy’s 2016 Sitcom Mission.
Laura’s journalism has been featured in The i Paper, Buzzfeed, The Guardian and Living North. She won a Northern Writers Award in 2018 for her work-in-progress – a piece of speculative fiction exploring creativity as protest.Continue reading Interview with Laura Steven, Author of The Exact Opposite Of Okay