Laurie Weeks
Laurie Weeks is a writer and performer based in New York City. Zipper Mouth (Alyson), her debut novel, will be out this year. Her fiction and essays have been published throughout the United Kingdom and the United States in Vice, The Baffler, Nest, Index, Art on Paper, Out, LA Weekly, Semiotext(e)’s The New Fuck You: Adventures in Lesbian Reading, and most recently, Dave Eggers’s The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008. She was a screenwriter on Boys Don’t Cry. Weeks has taught in the writing programs at UC San Diego, The New School, and in 1996 was awarded a fiction fellowship by the New York Foundation for the Arts. She holds a Master of Arts in Performance Studies from New York University.
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