Laury A. Egan

Poet, Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

I am the author of a literary novel, Once, Upon an Island; The Swimmer; two YA novels, The Outcast Oracle, which was awarded a Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2013 citation, and Turnabout; a collection, Fog and Other Stories; three psychological suspense novels, Jenny Kid, Doublecrossed, and A Bittersweet Tale; a comedy, Fabulous! An Opera Buffa;  a mystery/romance, The Ungodly Hour;" and a literary suspense, Wave in D Minor. 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

Fiction

Anthologies:
A Pocketful of Moondust (Rebel Books, 2010)
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Don't Tread on Me (Lame Goat Press, 2010)
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Paradigm, volume one (Paradigm Press, 2007)
Books:
Doublecrossed (Desert Palm Press, 2022)
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Once, Upon an Island (Heliotrope Books, 2022)
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Wave in D Minor (Literary Wanderlust, 2022)
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The Swimmer (Heliotrope Books, 2021)
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Turnabout (NineStar Press, 2021)
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The Ungodly Hour (Interlude Press, 2020)
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A Bittersweet Tale (Sunbury Press, 2019)
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Fabulous! An Opera Buffa (Tiny Fox Press, 2018)
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Fog and Other Stories (Humanist Press, 2013)
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The Outcast Oracle (Humanist Press, 2013)
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Fog and Other Stories (Stonegarden.net Publishing, 2012)
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Jenny Kidd (Vagabondage Press, 2012)
Journals: ,
Conte
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In the Mist
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Short Story America
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The Battered Suitcase
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The Blue Moon Literary & Art Review
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Poetry

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

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

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Promise by Damon Galgut

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
English American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Long Branch
Raised in: 
Atlantic Highlands/Rumson, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Sep 15, 2022