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 only full 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


The NotMom Summit
"Your Story Matters: Why Not Tell It?"
panel discussion
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
4:30 to 6 pm
The Hilton Cleveland Downtown
Cleveland, Ohio

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, 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, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Westover School, Middlebury, Connecticut

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