Short version:

Laura Pohl is a YA writer and the author of THE LAST 8 (Sourcebooks, 2019). She likes writing messages in caps lock, quoting Hamilton and obsessing about Star Wars. When not taking pictures of her dog, she can be found curled up with a fantasy or science-fiction book. A Brazilian at heart and soul, she makes her home in São Paulo.


Long version:

Laura Pohl was born in Braunschweig, Germany to Brazilian parents who love to travel. She has spent most of her life in Curitiba, Brazil, moved to live in the other side of the world in Sydney, Australia and currently resides in São Paulo. She majored in Literature in the University of São Paulo, and now works as a freelance editor. She discovered her writing passion after winning a contest on writing a letter to Santa Claus when she was ten, and has never stopped writing since.

Laura enjoys reading, Star Wars, quoting Hamilton and writes pretty much all messages in caps lock. Her favorite food is lasagna though she can never actually cook it. She’s also a great fan of dachshunds, and has two to call her own.

She is represented by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary.