Laura Laffrado

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From giant fleas to railway crashes to 'Blanket Bill,' enjoy summer reading with ties to Whatcom County

If you're looking for some quick summer reading, several new articles with ties to Whatcom County just came out.

In The New York Times, Bellingham resident Carol Kaesuk Yoon provides a fascinating and hilarious account of her and her husband's endeavor to…

C-SPAN visits Bellingham 2014-01-06
Whatcom County stories on C-SPAN this weekend, Jan. 4 & 5

Whatcom County's history and literary scene are the focus of C-SPAN's Cities Tour programming this Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 4 and 5.

On Saturday, a block of literary programs starts at 9 a.m. on BookTV (C-SPAN2, available on Comcast channel 25).

On Sunday, a block of…

Laffrado has article published in literary journal 2013-12-11
WWU professor hopes to resurrect Ella Higginson's legacy

As a specialist in early U.S. literature, Laura Laffrado knows that once-famous women writers sometimes fall into puzzling obscurity. She also knows that some of those writers have won new attention in recent decades.

But not Ella Higginson of Bellingham.

Laffrado, alumnus publish profile of deaf writer Adele George 2013-10-02
WWU prof explores women who wrote about their daring deeds 2009-06-01
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