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Laura Henning

Writer of quirky black comedy

After finally learning to read at 10, Laura embarked on a lifelong love-in with the written word. She studied Creative Writing at Flinders University in South Australia.  Laura has worked several odd jobs, including as a companion to an elderly gentleman and a life model. She is currently working on three books and would love a fairy godmother -- or wife -- to help with the cooking.  Laura believes in Body Positivity and the power of Cheesecake. 
What Living On The Poverty Line Looks

What Living On The Poverty Line Looks Like

Looking back with three years of hindsight, I was so open about my poverty because I confidently expected it to be temporary. You can tell people you're having a hard time. It is much more difficult to admit that difficult is the new normal.
14/09/2016 5:34 AM AEST
I Didn't Realise I'd Lost My

I Didn't Realise I'd Lost My Virginity

For a very long time, I thought I was 18 when I lost my virginity. It turns out I was 15. Do not be horrified. In both cases it was consensual and no drugs or alcohol were involved. It's just that I really lost my virginity to another woman.
25/08/2016 10:40 AM AEST