Laura D Fulton

Laura Fulton - Bio

Australian/American Laura Fulton is a novelist, memoirist, essayist and teacher. Born in the Mississippi delta region, she grew up in the Ozarks of Arkansas and now writes from Wurundjeri land. A former columnist, staff writer, ghost writer and project writer, Laura has published commercial books and articles in the US, the UAE and Australia.

Laura’s 2020 PhD, completed through RMIT Melbourne, explores how the adopted person may address issues of identity, origin and belonging through creative writing experimentation. Her creative and critical work has appeared in a variety of publications including Swamp WritingTEXTQualitative InquiryAntithesisThe Watershed ReviewThe Incompleteness Book I and II (Recent Works Press 2020 & 2021) and ACE III: Arresting contemporary stories by emerging writers (Recent Works Press 2022).

When she’s not reading, writing or walking her little dog, Laura enjoys travelling, hiking, camping and watching stand-up comedy and live theatre. Her work often considers themes of hope, strength and resilience, struggle and silence, beauty within the mundane and the triumph of tiny heroes.

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