Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. She then attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, receiving a Master of Fine Arts in theatre arts, with a concentration in playwriting. While in Las Vegas, Turner accrued many experiences in professional theatre, including writing at the Kennedy Center's Playwriting Intensive in Washington, D.C. Her plays have been seen and heard from Alaska to Tennessee. Turner currently lives in Austin, Texas, and teaches acting and theatre games to children at LoneStar Dance Academy in Pflugerville, Texas.