Laurie Lisle


The best-selling biography of one of America's most admired painters
The only biography of this extraordinary and enigmatic American sculptor
A book that offers people without children the life-affirming story of themselves
A modern pastoral about transforming a bare backyard into a mature garden
A vivid history of a wonderful school for teenage girls from all over the world


After writing two biographies and three other works of prose of a more personal nature, I am now working on a memoir about becoming a writer based on extensive journals that I have been keeping since my college days.

Besides writing books, I have published personal essays, book reviews, and articles in journals, newspapers, and books, including Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction, The Journal of the Southwest, and From the Faraway Nearby: Georgia O'Keeffe as Icon.

I live with my husband, artist Robert Kipniss, in Westchester County, New York and in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

My literary agent is Charlotte Sheedy at the Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency. She may be reached at 212-780-9800 or at charlotte@​