About the Author: “Laura Segal Stegman is a Los Angeles-based author and arts publicist whose middle grade debut novel,Summer of L.U.C.K., will be published in September 2020 by INtense Publications, followed by a sequel in 2021. Having grown up in Southern California with parents who valued reading, she remains spellbound by kidlit. Some of her favorite middle grade novels, then and now, are The Diamond in the Window, Ellen Tebbits, All of A Kind Family, Wonder, A Patron Saint for Junior Bridesmaids, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and The Miraculous. Laura’s non-fiction credits include collaboration on the travel book Only in New York, and her feature stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, Westways Magazine and Christian Science Monitor, among others. A long-time publicity consultant, she owns Laura Segal Stegman Public Relations, LLC, which has represented a wide-ranging client list of businesses, arts organizations and non-profit events over the years. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of UC Irvine with a B.A. in Drama. Laura and her husband live in Los Angeles and part-time in New York City. She loves reading, L.A. Dodgers baseball, classical music and theater.” (Bio taken from the author’s website. Headshot provided by the author.)
A huge thank you to Laura Segal Stegman for the following interview with Pine Reads Review! In no particular order, we spoke about her career as an arts publicist; her forthcoming debut from INtense Publications, Summer of L.U.C.K. (out 9/15/20); writing sequels; and our shared love of The Parent Trap films.
Watch the full interview below for all these things and more!
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PRR Assistant Director, Hannah Miller