Laura Segal Stegman

Making a Name for Yourself: Publicity in the Literary World, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Laura Segal Stegman is a Los Angeles-based arts publicist and author whose middle grade debut novel, Summer of L.U.C.K., was published by Young Dragons Press. Two sequels, Ready or Not and The Chambered Nautilus, will follow. L.A. Parent Magazine lauded Summer of L.U.C.K. as a “good read,” and Readers’ Favorite awarded it 5 Stars. Laura serves as a judge for Society of Young Inklings, and she shares her author journey in engaging visits to schools. Her non-fiction credits include collaboration on the travel book Only in New York. Her feature stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Magazine. A long-time publicity consultant, she owns Laura Segal Stegman Public Relations, LLC, which has represented a wide-ranging client list of businesses, arts organizations and non-profit events over the years. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of UC Irvine with a B.A. in Drama.

Books That Make a Difference: The Diamond in the Window by Jane Langton, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner, No Ordinary Time: Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin.