Writer, performer, & maker

Laura likes to make things: stories, music, comedy, films, soup, and tiny wooden objects. Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Funny not Slutty, and Out of Stock, and she has performed at comedy venues across the US. Festival appearances include the Women in Comedy Festival, Funny Women Fest LA (where she screened web series, Cooking Alone), Philly Sketchfest (with sketch group Friends of Gertrude), and NYC Improvfest.

Headshot by Benton Photography


WICF Daily: Spotlight: Laura Burns

Written & published by WICF Daily | Laura Burns is a comedian and writer based just outside Boston. She is well known around New England for her diverse set of talents, which recently culminated in her 40-minute solo variety show Burns! at ImprovBoston’s Sketchaus. At Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, she performed improv with the Strange Bedfellows… Continue reading WICF Daily: Spotlight: Laura Burns