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Lora Hyler

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Lora Hyler carried her love of reading and writing into a radio news career as a reporter for NPR affiliate, WUWM, and ABC affiliate, WISA, both in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She also had a corporate career in writing, editing and strategic communications management. She started her public relations and marketing company, Hyler Communications, in 2001.

She has written hundreds of articles, several screenplays, short stories, and a novel. Her debut middle grade novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes, is the first in a three-part-series. The novel features a multicultural cast of superheroes who love science and spy gadgets.

The second novel, planned for 2019, features Aisha - introduced in book one - who uses her night vision powers to save the day. Girl power!

Lora holds a 2016 Jade Ring award from the Wisconsin Writers Association, along with several screenwriting and news awards. She has twice been awarded a writer’s residency at Noepe Center for the Literary Arts on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. She was selected for a month-long residency in Marnay-sur-Seine, France in 2017. She’ll return next year for a residency in Cassis, in the South of France.

Learn more about Lora Hyler on her website.



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