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Laura Leigh Abby



LGBTQ+ topics, Fitness, Parenting, Mental Health


Emerson College, The New School



Laura Leigh Abby is a writer who focuses on memoirs and personal essays but also writes on mental health topics, like online therapy. Her teen diary podcast Seventeen, in which Laura reads her 17-year-old diary and reflects on it, is out now.

Laura’s essays have been featured in publications like Cosmopolitan, The Washington Post, Vice, and Condé Nast’s Them, among others. Her 2016 Amazon Kindle Single The Rush was a memoir about falling in love with her sorority sister in college. Her book 2Brides2Be: A Same-Sex Guide for the Modern Bride was published in 2017 and features a mix of memoir and practical advice for couples planning two-bride weddings.


Laura Leigh graduated from Emerson College with a degree in Writing, Literature, and Publication. She went on to earn her Master's degree in Creative Non-fiction from The New School.

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