Author Archives: Laura Berry

About Laura Berry

Laura Berry is a senior English major and Poverty Studies minor at Washington and Lee. She is from Madison County, VA, where she spends most of her time with her dog, Russ.

Where’s the Merit in Magazines?

If you’re like my father, you read a lot of magazines. It’s one of my dad’s many endearing traits, one that I’ve even tried to emulate. That’s not to say a magazine is a comparable substitute for a good book. … Continue reading

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The Significant Author

By Elise Petracca Let’s explore loyalty with authors.  Have you ever thought about “author loyalty”?  Is there one author you read again and again, an author who never fails to make you laugh or think, “Yes! Someone actually gets me!” ?  I … Continue reading

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Do Feelings Speak Louder Than Words?

The sum of my failed attempts at writing stories is far greater than my number of years on this earth. But I assure you, it’s not for lack of trying. I’ve certainly felt moved to write stories on various occasions—happy, … Continue reading

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