Laura Lee Huttenbach, an Atlanta native and a graduate of the University of Virginia, has written about her travels in Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Her essay, "Stuck in Bulawayo," appears in the 2010 Best Travel Writing Anthology. Laura Lee has presented her work at annual conferences for the International Oral Historians’ Association and the Oral History Association. In 2013, she attended the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference as a contributor. She is the founder of The General History Project, a 501(c)(3) organization, which seeks to record the life stories of aging community leaders in their own words, promoting cultural awareness, creating historical documentation and enriching the lives of all people, young and old.
THE BOY IS GONE, the oral history of a Mau Mau freedom fighter whom Laura Lee met while backpacking in Kenya, is her first book. The subject of her next book found her running in the sand of her new backyard in Miami Beach, FL. RUNNING WITH RAVEN is the story of Robert "Raven" Kraft, a South Beach legend who has run 8 miles every day for the past 41 years and inspired more than 2,500 followers to lace up their running shoes and join him. The book is forthcoming in Spring 2017 from Kensington Press.
Last summer, Laura Lee traveled across the nation to document stories of leaders in the world of public transit, which are featured on PeopleWhoMovePeople.com. Currently, she is living in New York City as a graduate student at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.