Laura Brodie

Art Discipline: 
Lexington, VA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jun 28, 2021 to Jul 9, 2021

Laura Brodie’s novels and nonfiction include Breaking Out: VMI and the Coming of Women (Pantheon 2000), Love in a Time of Homeschooling (Harper 2010) and All the Truth (Berkley 2012).  Her first novel, The Widow’s Season (Berkley 2009), won the 2005 Faulkner/Wisdom award for Best Novel-in-Progress and was published in five languages. Her short fiction has been anthologized in The Bedford Introduction to Literature, and her essays have appeared in Tin HouseThe Washington Post and The Magazine of the Museum of Modern Art. She has blogged for Psychology Today, and served as a frequent faculty member for the Taos Summer Writers’ Conference. Brodie earned her BA from Harvard and PhD from the University of Virginia, and currently teaches at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.