Pedersen, Laura

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Pedersen, Laura Gender: F
born on 8 October 1965 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Buffalo, New York, 42n53, 78w53
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°17' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 24°20 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 19°39'

File:Author of LIFE IN NEW YORK .jpg
Laura Pedersen
photo: NewYorkOstrich, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American author, journalist, humorist, and playwright, whose books include the acclaimed Buffalo Gal (2008), a humorous memoir about growing up in the economically devastated Rust Belt during the 1970s, and a children's book Unplugged: Ella Gets Her Family Back (2012) which became a Mom's Choice Awards Gold recipient.

Pedersen is an ordained Interfaith minister who occasionally gives sermons at Unitarian Universalist churches and fellowships in the US, Canada, and Ireland. She teaches at the Booker T. Washington Learning Center in East Harlem.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Buffalo Gal: A Memoir by Laura Pedersen (Fulcrum, 2008): "I was born in Buffalo on October 8, 1965, ... It was three in the afternoon on a Friday."


  • Family : Childhood : Only child
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Interfaith minister)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Children's literature
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script