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Meet the Author

Laura Foley is an Irish author hailing from the Kilkenny Countryside where she grew up on a small dairy farm. She now lives on the coast of Wexford with her husband and three children.

With a BA (hons) in Applied Social Studies, she graduated top of her class in 2016. Although writing for four years at this point, after completing her thesis she finally found the confidence to consider writing as a career.

Laura likes to write in every age category from picture book to adult. But specifically, she only writes stories centralized around Irish characters and places. She also loves writing with lyrical tones and enjoys stories that take place within time or place constraints to amplify the emotions of both the characters and readers.

Fans of the female Irish literary scene will be drawn to her romance work.


Laura is currently between agents.

Laura is an assistant editor at Alex Parker Publishing. 

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Favourite Books

  • Louise Nealon - Snowflake

  • Eimear Ryan - Holding Her Breath

  • Sally Rooney - Normal People

  • Gabrielle Zevin - Tomorrow and Tom...

  • Beth O'Leary  - The Flatshare/No Show

  • Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner

  • Stieg Larsson - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

  • Suzanne Collins  - The Hunger Games

Colorful Books
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  • Knitting Blankets (because I can only knit big squares)

  • Baking 

  • Rubik's Cube solving

  • Photography (If you could even call it that)

  • Camogie

  • Drinking Wine

Doing Jigsaw Puzzle
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Favourite Movies/TV Shows

  • Rick & Morty

  • Doctor Who

  • The Last of US

  • Line of Duty

  • Black Mirror

  • Fleabag

  • The Mandalorian

  • Stranger Things

  • F1: Drive to Survive

  • Seeking A Friend for the End of the World

  • Twister

  • The Wizard of Oz

  • Grosse Pointe Blank

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Favourite Travel Spots (so far)

  • Budapest - Hungary

  • Prague - Czechia

  • Murcia - Spain

  • Split - Croatia

  • Copenhagen - Denmark

  • Berlin - Germany

  • Kilkenny - Ireland

  • Milan - Italy

  • Amsterdam - The Netherlands

  • Koln - Germany

  • Liverpool - UK

Image by Dino Reichmuth
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