Laurie Lisle

writing about the lives of American women, including her own

Books

Biography
The best selling biography of one of America's most admired and accomplished painters
The first biography of this extraordinary and enigmatic American sculptor
Sociology
A book that offers people without children the life-affirming story of themselves
Memoir
A modern pastoral about transforming a bare backyard into a mature garden
Education
The vivid story of a wonderful way to educate teenage girls from America and around the world

Events

Writing Festival participation
  • Berkshire Festival of Women Writers
  • Fall Writing Festival, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico
  • Harbourfront International Festival of Authors, Toronto
  • Recursos of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Teaching
    • Leader of literary discussions, "Time for Ideas in Libraries," sponsored by the Connecticut Council for the Humanities and the Southern Connecticut Library Council
    • Speaker in the Humanities, New York Council for the Humanities
    • Associate Professor, English Department, Southampton College of Long Island University, Southampton, New York

    Talks about Georgia O'Keeffe or Louise Nevelson and other topics
    • Baker Museum, Naples, Florida
    • Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut
    • Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
    • Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
    • Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut
    • Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
    • Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
    • Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
    • Schlesinger Library of the History of Women in America, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Westover School, Middlebury, Connecticut

    Contact
    The Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency
    928 Broadway, Suite 901
    New York, NY 10010
    212-780-9800
    email Charlotte
    or
    Laurie Lisle
    email Laurie