|Alma mater||Pepperdine University|
Young Adult fantasy
RITA award – Best Inspirational Romance|
2014 Five Days in Skye
Carla Laureano is an American author of inspirational romance and young adult fantasy. In 2014, she received the Romance Writers of America RITA Award for Best Inspirational Romance for her debut novel Five Days in Skye.
Laureano earned a degree in English in 1997 from Pepperdine University where she studied literature and criticism. She has worked as a salesperson, marketing manager, copywriter, and small business consultant. In addition, she wrote for publications produced by the World Health Organization.
She lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two sons.