Ms Laura Dockrill
Writer, author and expert by experience
Laura Dockrill is an award winning writer.
Her work has earned her plaudits like ‘Top 10 literary Talent’ from The Times newspaper and Top 20 hot faces to watch from Elle Magazine.
Her first book for children, ‘Darcy Burdock’ was shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of The Year Prize and Carnegie Medal as well as her young adult novels, Lorali and Big Bones, which was also shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2018.
Laura’s writing has expanded to stage and screen; Laura’s first film, Goldfish, received a BAFTA nomination for best short. Her critically acclaimed memoir ‘What Have I Done?’ is being adapted for TV. She has been commissioned from The National Theatre, The Young Vic and The Donmar Warehouse. Her show for children, Dust won a Best Theatre award at the 2022 Offies. She is currently working on her first novel.