Madeleine McLaughlin was raised in White Rock, BC but now lives in Ottawa, Ontario. She wrote poems and short stories as a child until grade 12 but stopped in the eighties. Later, she began again, this time with an eye to publishing her writing.
After having published in magazines, most notably Canadian Stories, she published her first short story with MuseItUp Publishing in 2011. It was followed by Beggar Charlie, a story of 20,000 words which was a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards.
The Devil’s Witches is her longest story to date, with a word count of 45,000 words.
Hobbies include window shopping and walking. She lives in an apartment with a roommate.