Laurie Lisle

writing about the lives of American women, including her own


The best selling biography of one of America's most admired and accomplished painters
The first 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
The vivid story of a wonderful way to educate teenage girls from America and around the world


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

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