Laura Connor (formerly Laura Perras) holds a Bachelor’s degree in Individualized Studies from SUNY Plattsburgh, where she studied Anthropology, English and Quebec Studies. Although currently recovering from a bone marrow transplant, Laura was a contributing writer for the award-winning regional magazines, Northern HG&L, Northern Exploring, and Timeless Traditions. Laura’s reporting has also regularly appeared in the equally acclaimed, Lake Champlain Weekly, a newspaper serving New York, Vermont and Quebec, Canada

When not writing, Laura can be found dabbling in digital photography or practicing restorative yoga. A two-time survivor of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Laura is interested in issues of identity as well as advocacy among the young adult cancer survivor population.