Laura Bynum

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Laura Bynum
Born (1968-02-28) February 28, 1968 (age 50)
Springfield, Illinois[1]
Occupation Author
Nationality United States
Genre Science fiction, Speculative fiction

Laura Bynum (born February 28, 1968 in Springfield, Illinois) is an American author.[2][3] Her first novel, Veracity, was published in January, 2010.


Bynum graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois-Springfield and Eastern Illinois University.[3] She received an offer to publish Veracity at the same time she discovered that she had breast cancer.[1] At the 2006 Maui Writers Conference, Bynum won the Rupert Hughes Literary Writing Award for Veracity (then unpublished).[2][4]


  1. ^ a b Murphy, Brien (January 12, 2010). "Novelist, Illinois native shares her life's story". Gatehouse News Service. Rockford Register Star. Retrieved 2010-01-19. 
  2. ^ a b "Laura - About Laura". Laura Retrieved 2010-01-19. 
  3. ^ a b "Laura Bynum Revealed". Simon & Schuster. Retrieved 2010-01-19. 
  4. ^ Merli, Melissa (January 10, 2010). "'Veracity' author to hold reading at area Borders store". The News Archived from the original on January 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-19. 

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