Laura Wright is the primary writer and publisher for She is a researcher and author of many years and many books. She is a lifelong resident of Southwestern Virginia and draws much inspiration from the region. She currently writes fiction as L. Chambers-Wright. Her books include Appalachian Curiosities, The History of Bad Men: Kinnie Wagner, The Demon MachineInfectious, Virginia Creeper, While I’m Dying, and several others.

Her primary author website is She also explores historical mysteries and the unexplained on the Appalachian Gothic Library Project. She also delves into the history and lore behind modern customs, urban legends, and urban myths at It Came From History.

Readers can contact Wright here.