Laura Steven is an author, journalist and screenwriter from the northernmost town in England. The Exact Opposite of Okay, her YA debut, will be published by Egmont in March 2018. The sequel will follow in early 2019.
As well as mentoring aspiring authors through schemes like Cuckoo Young Writers and Pitch Wars, Laura works for Mslexia, a non-profit organisation supporting women writers. She has a BA in Journalism and an MA in Creative Writing from Northumbria University. Clickbait, her first TV pilot – a mockumentary about journalists at a viral news agency – reached the final eight in British Comedy’s 2016 Sitcom Mission.
She loves Mario Kart, red lipstick, online chess, Harry Potter, and obnoxious seasonal drinks from Starbucks.