Laini Smith Giles

Graduation Year: 
1998

Laini Smith Giles, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada :: released her second novel, The Forgotten Flapper: A Novel of Olive Thomas. The book is a fictional biography in which the ghost of a silent film actress tells the story of her short life. In addition to writing novels, Laini has worked as a technical writer and moved to Canada with her husband in 2009. Her favorite campus memories include “all the good friends I made during my years, there, both in Maple and Bruce Halls. And Hickory and Fry the way it was, all those years ago.”