Laura Pratt is a long-time journalist, writer and editor. She writes for Canadian magazines, and edits books. Her first memoir, The Fleeting Years, was published in 2004. Laura lives in Toronto with her kids and dogs. She’s a 2020 graduate of the University of King’s College’s creative nonfiction MFA, and Heartbreak, her second book of creative non-fiction, will be published by Random House Canada in January 2023. She won an honourable mention in Prairie Fire’s 2020 CNF contest and was shortlisted for Fiddlehead’s 2019 CNF contest. She will serve as a judge at the National Magazine Awards in 2022, as she did in 2020 and 2021.