Laury A. Egan

Poet, Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

I am the author of The Outcast Oracle, which was awarded a Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2013 citation; a collection, Fog and Other Stories; a psychological suspense novel, Jenny Kidd; a comedy, Fabulous! An Opera Buffa; two mystery/romances, A Bittersweet Tale and The Ungodly Hour; and a literary novel, "The Swimmer." Four poetry books were published in limited edition: Snow, Shadows, a Stranger; Beneath the Lion's Paw; The Sea & Beyond; and Presence & Absence. Member of Authors Guild.

Publications & Prizes


A Pocketful of Moondust (Rebel Books, 2010)
Don't Tread on Me (Lame Goat Press, 2010)
Paradigm, volume one (Paradigm Press, 2007)
A Bittersweet Tale (Sunbury Press, 2019)
Fabulous! An Opera Buffa (Tiny Fox Press, 2018)
Fog and Other Stories (Humanist Press, 2013)
The Outcast Oracle (Humanist Press, 2013)
Fog and Other Stories ( Publishing, 2012)
Jenny Kidd (Vagabondage Press, 2012)
Journals: , ,
In the Mist
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Short Story America
The Battered Suitcase


No Fresh Cut Flowers (Sephyrus Press, 2010)
Presence & Absence (Foothills Publishing, 2018)
The Sea & Beyond (Foothills Publishing, 2013)
Beneath the Lion's Paw (Foothills Publishing, 2011)
Snow, Shadows, a Stranger (Foothills Publishing, 2009)
Atlanta Review
Caper Literary Journal
Centrifugal Eye
Icarus Review
Main Channel Voices
Sea Stories
Willows Wept Review
Prizes won: 

Finalist, Glass Woman Prize and Glass Woman Ghost Story Prize.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Tangerine by Christine Mangan

More Information

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Identifies as: 
English American
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Born in: 
Long Branch
Raised in: 
Atlantic Highlands/Rumson, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Apr 30, 2021