Laura Bynum

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LAURA BYNUM was born in Springfield, Illinois (Land of Lincoln) in 1968. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois, and earned an MA in Mass Media and Interpersonal Communications from Eastern Illinois University. She has extensive experience in marketing, corporate training and public relations. In 2006 she attended the Maui Writer’s Conference and was awarded its top prize—the Rupert Hughes Prose Award—for an early draft of VERACITY. She is currently at work on a second novel. She lives with her husband and three daughters in Virginia.

Photograph by Greg Ziegler

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Veracity

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be one with yourself and all things will come to you - Lao Tzu

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'd love to be a film director.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'm content to be me. I'd like to have fewer crow's feet, but they've been well-earned.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel), the final movement in the Firebird Suite (Stravinsky), Cool Change (Little River Band), If You Want Me To (Ginny Owens), Mercy Me (Marvin Gaye)

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Nelson Mandela (Helen Thomas is a close second)

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