Events & Media



February 7, 7:00 pm Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO

February 9, 1-4 pm Barnes and Noble, Carbondale, IL

February 16, 4:30 pm Murder by the Book, Houston, TX

February 20, 6:30 pm Parnassus Books, Nashville, TN (in conversation with J.T. Ellison)

April 26-27, Southern Kentucky Book Fest (SOKY), Bowling Green, KY

Coming up:

May 14, 7:00 pm, St. Louis County Library, Frontenac (St. Louis), MO (joint appearance with Hilary Davidson)

October 31-November 3,  Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, Dallas, TX


Online Interviews, Essays, Reviews, etc.

The Best Unreliable Narrators in Suspense Novels: Laura at Novel Suspects

Author Stories Podcast with Hank Garner: 1 Hour on Writing and The Stranger Inside

Review of the upcoming Lawrence Block anthology AT HOME IN THE DARK, with special mention of my story, This Strange Bargain.

Cats, Books, and More Cats Blog (Fun interview!)

Interview at Thorne + Cross Haunted Nights Live! (Podcast)

Laura Benedict: How a Nice Girl Writes Really Scary Stories (podcast/text)

Interview at The Big Thrill about Charlotte’s Story

Author on the Air Interview with Jenn Perry

7 Minutes with Laura Benedict

Interview with Laura at My Bookish Ways

The Page 69 Test–BLISS HOUSE

Jungle Red Writers: Laura Dishes on her Haunted TV Obesssion

 “In Defense of my Hillbilly Life” at Anthony Neil Smith’s blog

Interview at Serendipity

Three Authors, Three Questions at Chiseled in Rock

 Laura at


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