Laura Nessler is a writer based in Chicago, IL. She is also a social worker who works in community mental health. She moved to Chicago 8 years ago to write plays and now wants to write other things (but still watch plays). She can often be found reading articles on the internet and communing with other people's dogs. Before moving to Chicago, Laura graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English and Drama. She was raised in two college towns in southwest Virginia and central Texas.
Andrew Solomon / Samantha Irby / Lauren Slater / Bruce Perry / Angels in America / Sleater-Kinney / Documentary Theatre / Performance
is this a crisis
A collection of narrative essays about working in mental health in Illinois in 2018. Guest appearances from dating apps, fentanyl, and late capitalism.