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Other Writing

Laura Hoopes also writes short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Samples of her published work can be downloaded below.


Laura L Mays Hoopes, "Opening Doors" (excerpt from chapter 9), AWIS Magazine, fall, 2017, pp 36-50.

Laura L Mays Hoopes, "Outcomes for Women in Industry or Academia," AWIS Magazine, fall, 2009, pp 20-22.

Laura L Mays Hoopes, "What Retirement Means to Today's Women in Science," AWIS Magazine, Spring 2011, pp 26-28.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "A crane quest behind the scenes in China," Writers' Journal vol 28 issue 3 p 28, 34-35, 2007. Winner of second prize in the Travel Writing contest.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "Springtime for Women in Science," The Key Reporter, summer, 2011, p 7.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "Joan Argetsinger Steitz: Pathfinder for women in molecular biology," AWIS Magazine volume 41 (1), Winter, 2010, pp18-19.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "The Great Ecology Tour," North Carolina Literary Review 17 (2008): 163-166.

Short Stories (Fiction)

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "Una Confronts Death," (short story) The Chaffin Journal, 2009, pp 89-98.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "Glorietta and Red Bob Come to Terms," Rose City Sisters online anthology of flash fiction, July 31, 2009, rosecitysisters.com. In Dec, 2009 this story was chosen as a Finalist for Story of the Year.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "Babeland," The Fat City Review, August, 2013.


Laura L Mays Hoopes, "Driving Down the Mountains at Sunset," poem in Panoply Zine Issue 8, January, 2018.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes, "Goodbye to Poland," p. 133, Chopin with Cherries: A Tribute in Verse, edited by Maja Trochimczyk, Moonrise Press (Lulu/Amazon availability online), 2010.