Laura Dockrill Maven

Laura Dockrill

Laura Dockrill is a writer, illustrator and performance poet whose work includes Lorali and the acclaimed Darcy Burdock books for children. A graduate of The Brit School of Performing Arts, Laura was named one of the top ten literary stars of 2008 according to The Times, and voted Elle’s top twenty faces to look out for in 2009. Her unique way with words has captivated audiences at gigs and festivals everywhere.

In addition to her work as a writer and creative writing tutor, she’s been a roaming reporter for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and performed her work on Newsnight, BBC Breakfast and BBC Woman’s Hour. She tweets @LauraDockrill.


Laura last took part in our Write and publish your book event on February 28, 2017.