Visiting Instructor English
Young Adult Fiction, fiction writing, new media, film studies

Lara Avery is a recent graduate of Macalester College ('10), and a contracted writer for Alloy Entertainment. Her first novel, Anything But Ordinary, was published by Disney Hyperion and nominated for an SCBWI Golden Kite Award. Lara’s writing has also been featured in The Onion AV Club, Bennington College’s plain china: Best Undergraduate Writing of 2009, and on various stages in New York City as a participant in The Moth StorySLAMS. Lara received her BA in Film Studies at Macalester, and is at work on a second novel. 

Areas of study:
Fiction writing
Young Adult fiction
New Media
Film studies