Laura Whitcomb grew up in asadena, California in a mildly haunted house. She received her English degree at California State University at Northridge in 1993. She has taught Language Arts in California and Hawaii. She has won three Kay Snow Awards and was once runner up in the Bulwer-Lytton writing contest for the best first sentence of the worst Science Fiction novel never written. In her spare time she sings madrigals with the Sherwood Renaissance Singers and is the props mistress for the Portland Christmas Revels. She lives in Wilsonville, Oregon, with her son Jackso.
The fil rights for A Certain Slant of Light sold to Kristin Hahn, producer of The Departed. ACSOL will be published in Italian, hinese, apanese, orean, Spanish, German, olish, and Turkish. The audio book is published by Listening Library. In 2005 ACSOL was also chosen for the " Discover Great New Writers " program at Barnes& amp; Noble bookstores.
The Fetch was# 5 in the top ten of Children 's Indie Next List 2009 and was published as an audio book by Recorded Books. The hardcove will be available in fall 2010.