Laurie Weeks (writer)

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Laurie Weeks is a writer and performer based in New York City. Her fiction and essays have been published throughout the United Kingdom and the United States, including in Semiotext(e)'s The New Fuck You: Adventures in Lesbian Reading and most recently, Dave Eggers's The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008.[1] She was a screenwriter on Boys Don't Cry.[2]

Weeks has taught at The New School in New York City[3] 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.