LauraRock Gaughan‘s first book, a short story collection called Motherish, was published in 2018. Her fiction and essays have appeared in Canadian, US, and Irish journals and newspapers. She lives in Lakefield, Ontario, with her family.
 
 
 
 
 
 
“The stories in Laura Rock Gaughan’s Motherish are full of life. Characters leap off the page, sharing their faults and dreams, their ruinous rage, and illuminating joy. The demands of ordinary tasks are met by the surprise of art and invention. These stories are a delight to read.”
                                  –Carrie Snyder, author of Girl Runner and The Juliet Stories