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Lara Naughton

Lara Naughton is a documentary playwright who collaborates with individuals who have faced homelessness, HIV/AIDS, wrongful conviction, incarceration, and torture. She teaches creative writing at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and lives beside the Mississippi River.

— From June 2015
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

Twenty-Seven And A Half Years

November 15, 1975, 3 AM on a Saturday morning, two months after my twentieth birthday. When the police came knocking on my door, I was sleeping. I’ve heard that’s how evil comes, in the dark of night. It don’t want to be seen.

June 2015
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