Larry Vaughn & Mentora Vaughn Gratrix

Larry and Mentora

Larry and Mentora

Trace Literary is pleased to introduce its newest clients, Larry Vaughn and Mentora Vaughn Gratrix.  The father and daughter duo have authored The Princess Dinosaurs and Hollywood’s Chosen.

Larry Vaughn spent thirty-two years in the Hollywood entertainment industry.  He has had the pleasure of meeting directors and actors such as Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Goldie Hawn, Michael J. Fox, and Clint Eastwood to name a few.  He recently co-authored his life story, Hollywood’s Chosen, which shares his experiences as a film buyer in the era prior to multiplex theaters.  He traveled coast to coast screening product, reading scripts in progress, and conferring with producers, directors, actors, and heads of all the major film studios.

Larry and his wife of 40 years, Doneata, have lived in Miami, the Carolinas and now make their home in South Bend Indiana.

Mentora Vaughn Gratrix grew up in Miami, Florida, and later lived in Myrtle Beach and Greenville, South Carolina. Her passion for education led her to start her own tutoring business while living in Greenville.  Mentora currently lives in South Bend, with her husband Jeffery, and two beautiful daughters who offer plenty of inspiration for her love of writing.