Laura R Samotin, the Debut Author


Laura R. Samotin has a PhD in international relations and enjoys using her academic background on military tactics, power politics, and leadership to enliven and inform her creative writing. Her YA and adult fiction is grounded in Jewish myth, mysticism, and her Eastern European Jewish heritage.

She served as a 2021 #DVMentor mentor and a 2021-2022 WriteMentor Summer Program mentor, and also runs the website Query101 to help authors on their writing journey. She lives with her spouse, and when she's not researching or writing, she relishes her role as a full-time cat servant.

Laura is represented by Hannah Vanvels Ausbury of the Belcastro Agency.

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