About Laura

Website: http://www.yareview.net
Laura has written 50 articles so far, you can find them below.


The FINAL Post

All good things must come to an end — 


Say Hoo

In this final fiction story of the 2019 season, Meg seeks meaning and love. 

Meg fell in love with his handwriting, which was a combination of cursive and block print. She felt it exuded intelligence and kindness—and a playfulness that tugged at her heart.[…]


Face Down

Jojo thinks his life is mapped out, until he ends up face down.


When Monday Met Friday

When well-planned Monday meets spontaneous Friday…

We’ve all known a Monday. No matter where or when you went to school, she was there.


Sanity’s Final Christmas?

An honest horror story about a girl’s most dangerous emotions striving to conquer her.



Laurel wants the newest tech, but Mom is standing in the way…



In this story in poems, a girl waits for answers as her town and family face the mystery of a lost girl and a lost dog.


The 2019 Season Begins — with BIG News

And so begins YARN’s 2019 season, in which BIG CHANGES are afoot. Please do read this one!


The Writer

A February pop-up — a story of love and writing by Daniel Craig Roche.

2008 was the year the number sixteen appeared on my birthday cake. A flame flickered above the number one and another danced on top of the number six. I couldn’t think of a decent wish, but everyone stared at me.[…]


Interview with Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan, Authors of Watch Us Rise

To continue to celebrate the release of Watch Us Rise, we were so pleased to offer an interview with Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan.


Watch Us Rise — Outtakes

We’re thrilled to help celebrate the publication of Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan’s fabulous new YA novel “Watch Us Rise.” Renée and Ellen were kind enough to share some outtakes from the novel with us. Take a look — and go find this book!

[…]Look at me. No, no—don’t turn away. See all of this.  All this fat girl curve, this belly, these hips. See me. […]

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