Monthly Archives: August 2013

Truman Alum Laura McHugh to Publish First Novel

August 5, 2013

Truman alumna (class of 1996) and English major Laura McHugh recently signed a contract for her first novel, titled The Weight of Blood. Set in the Missouri Ozarks and inspired by a human trafficking case in Lebanon, Missouri, the novel will be a lead title in 2014 for Random House imprint Spiegel and Grau.