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Laura Lane McNeal

Laura Lane McNeal has enjoyed a career as an advertising and marketing executive, journalist, free-lance writer and magazine editor. The devastation of Hurricane Katrina spurred Laura to pursue her dream of becoming a fiction writer. Her bestselling debut novel Dollbaby (Pamela Dorman/Viking/Penguin 2014) was a 2015 Pat Conroy Fiction Award Finalist, 2014 Goodreads Awards Top Ten Finalist, and a BEA and New York Post Pick, among others. Dollbaby has been optioned for film by Gulfstream Productions, a division of Warner Brothers.