Laura is a journalist who travels the world writing about restaurants. A Yorkshire girl at heart, she spent five years living and working in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Ireland, and is now settled in London. 

She spent 15 years working for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Bloomberg News and Facebook before becoming a freelance food, travel and lifestyle writer and consultant. Her work appears in publications including 50 Best, Condé Nast Traveller, National Geographic Traveller and Foodism. She is also project manager for 50 Next.

Laura is a confident public speaker who has presented at food and women’s leadership events from Bangkok to Bogotá, Melbourne to Milan. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and is a qualified translator.

Her debut novel, SINGLE BALD FEMALE, is out on 14 April 2022 and is published with Pan Macmillan in the UK and HarperCollins in Germany. Laura is represented by literary agent Sophie Lambert at C&W. She is also a Faber Academy graduate.