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Laura Kay Baker

Laura Kay Baker, American art gallery owner, writer. Recipient Service award, Young Men’s Christian Association, 1996, Romance Writers American, 1998. Seminar teacher numerous organizations; writing judge numerous writers organizations; president Parent-Teachers Association Manzano High School, Albuquerque, 2001—2004; Member of Novelists, Inc. (conference coordinator 2002, 2004).

Background

  • Baker, Laura Kay was born on July 25, 1951 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Warren Henry and Christie Ann Schuetz.

  • Education

    • Student, St. Andrews University, Scotland, 1969. Student, Illinois State University, Normal, 1969—1971. Student, Georgia State University, 1980—1982.

      Associate, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois, 1972.

    Career

    • Owner Silver Shaman, Albuquerque, 1974—1980, Tanner Chaney Gallery, Albuquerque, since 1987. Novelist, since 1993. National workshop coordinator Romance Writers American, Dallas, 1996—1996.

      Secretary, treasurer Land of Enchantment Romance Authors, Albuquerque, 1993—1996.

    Works

    • Author: (novels) Stargazer, 1998 (Daphne du Maurier, 1999, National Readers Choice Nominee, 1998, Golden Quill nominee, 1999, Aspen Gold best single title, 1998), Legend, 1998 (Daphne du Maurier, 1999, RITA nominee, 1999), Broken In Two, 1999 (Daphne du Maurier, 2000), Raven, 2001 (Daphne du Maurier, 2002). Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Membership

    Seminar teacher numerous organizations. Writing judge numerous writers organizations. President Parent-Teachers Association Manzano High School, Albuquerque, 2001—2004.

    Member of Novelists, Inc. (conference coordinator 2002, 2004).

    Personality

    Interests

    Embroidery, piano.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas Hall Baker, March 19, 1972. Children: Nicholas Warren, Allison Whitney.
    • father: Warren Henry
    • mother: Christie Ann Schuetz
    • spouse: Thomas Hall Baker
    • children: Nicholas Warren Baker
    • Allison Whitney Baker
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    Born July 25, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      St. Andrews University
    • 1972
      Parkland College
    • 1974 - 1980
      Owner Silver Shaman
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1987
      Owner Silver Shaman
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1993
      novelist