Laura Lee Anderson is a traditionally published author, freelance editor, actor, and urban youth mentor from the North Side of Pittsburgh. She is a mother of three. In 2010, she and her husband started Urban Impact Shakes, a semi-professional summer Shakespeare company for at-risk youth.
Her young adult contemporary novel, Song of Summer, was published by Bloomsbury Spark for publication in spring of 2015.
At the 2020 Pittsburgh workshop, Laura is critiquing young adult and middle grade (any kind) manuscript pages as an add-on element for attendees.