Hello there...

I’m Laurie, a writer, teaching artist, and displaced Jersey Girl living in Los Angeles with a trio of unruly blondes.

By day I work for the LA Opera, staging youth operas with elementary and high school students all over this sprawling city. By night I write commercial fiction inspired by my non-linear (and somewhat nonsensical) career path. Check out my bio for more about that.

 
 

 
 

Writing

I've recently completed my debut novel, BETA ZETA KATIEBUG, a sorority satire set in '90s North Carolina against a backdrop of college basketball, fat-free salad dressing, and Janet Jackson music.

Work

I've been a corporate consultant, an entertainment-industry underling, a movement artist, and an ambassador of opera. What a long, strange trip it's been...