Laurie Lisle is a journalist, biographer, memoirist, and essayist. She writes about the lives of contemporary American women, including her own.
Her latest book, a memoir, is WORD FOR WORD: A WRITER'S LIFE.
She has written initial biographies of artists Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Nevelson. Her best-selling PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST: A BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGIA O'KEEFFE, and her biography of Louise Nevelson, LOUISE NEVELSON: A PASSIONATE LIFE, are available in paperback and ebook editions.
She has also written WITHOUT CHILD: CHALLENGING THE STIGMA OF CHILDLESSNESS, FOUR TENTHS OF AN ACRE: REFLECTIONS ON A GARDENING LIFE, and WESTOVER: GIVING GIRLS A PLACE OF THEIR OWN
Previously she worked for newspapers and magazines, including NEWSWEEK.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, she lives with her husband, artist Robert Kipniss, in northwestern Connecticut.
Awards and Recognition
- Who's Who in America