A native of Topeka, Kansas, Lara Avery is a writer and teacher.

She has written branching narrative games for FoxNext, award-winning Young Adult novels for Alloy Entertainment, and her articles and essays appear in San Francisco Chronicle, Gay MagPollen, ARTNews, and Women In Clothes.

Lara graduated with a BA in Media and Cultural Studies (Film Focus) from Macalester College in 2010, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Mississippi in 2020.

You can find her making playlists, shooting hoops, and refilling her birdfeeder in Lawrence, KS.

Contact: lara.b.avery (at) gmail (dot) com