neo • collo • quy

a collection of interviews featuring distinguished creative writers around the world.

behind neocolloquy

Laura Liu is a senior at Conestoga High School, and has been writing her entire life. As an editor for her school's literary magazine, The Folio, she is always looking for ways to help herself and her peers develop mastery and voice in writing.

Laura is a 2019 Merit Award Winner for Writing (Poetry) from the National YoungArts Foundation, and has won top prizes in competitions such as the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) Student Contest, and the Central League Writing Contest. She was also published in NFSPS' annual poetry anthology, Encore, in 2017.

Besides writing, she is also active in her high school and local community as a member of Science Olympiad, Model UN, and Key Club, and is a longtime volunteer at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. She is part of the National Honors Society and the Tri-M Music Honors Society. Recently, she was honored with the George Washington Book Award and the National AP Scholar Award.