About Laura


Website: http://www.yareview.net
Laura has written 32 articles so far, you can find them below.


Fiction

Don’t Look Down

In “Don’t Look Down,” you’ve got to face your worst fears — whether you want to or not.

White walls are nothing but trouble. Trust me. I’ve woken up in enough hospitals to know this by heart.[…]

News

General Submissions Close for the Summer

General submissions are now closed, but we’ll have lots of great stories and poems for you to keep reading through July, including our announcement of our Humor Contest Winners.

Fiction

From Autumn to June

In this powerful story by YARN alum Elizabeth Maria Naranjo, a young girl tries to make sense of a family secret.

[…]Maybe if you were here it would have been different. We’d talk about things.[…]

Fiction

Kleptomania

Maybelle could not see over the feathered ears of the owl in her lap.

Fiction

Habits

Jess begins to wonder which habits to keep and which to break.

“I really don’t think cocaine is vegan.”[…]

Fiction

The Fish Suicide

Robbie asks himself again and again — why did I love this girl?

Fifteen minutes ago I was awoken by my phone buzzing…I reached for it, answering without looking at the caller. “Jerome killed himself,” said the tear-muffled voice of the ex-girl-of-my-dreams.[…]

Interviews

Interview with Brendan Kiely

Brendan Kiely’s “Tradition” explores the ways young men help create and perpetuate rape culture, as well as fight it in alliance with young women. We’re thrilled he agreed to talk about his work.

Fiction

FINO

“FINO” by Maryann Jacob Macias asks who ARE your real friends and allies?

[…]Maybe Rosa and I were part of her flair. The brown bread flanking her white meat sandwich. Sasha considered herself quite the rabble rouser.[…]

Fiction

In Honor of Short Story Month — A Humor Contest, Judged by Nisha Sharma!

In honor of short story month, we’re thrilled to announce that YARN alum Nisha Sharma, author of the soon-to-be-released My So-Called Bollywood Life, will judge our Humor Contest.

Fiction

A Little Bit of Magic

We adore this epistolary story full of book love!

[…]You should read it. New books can totally be quality literature.[…]

Fiction

Clockwork

A talented young Pakistani writer tells a tale of sisters, hope, and fate. 

[…]The clockwork houseware is a baffling thing, really…It is rusty, and yet not allowed anything above a ticking whisper.[…]

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