Laureen Vonnegut is an American writer living between Romania and Mexico. Prior to living in Bucharest she lived in London, California, Holland, Bulgaria and Hungary.
October 2006, her novel, OASIS, was launched in New York by literary press Counterpoint/ Perseus Books. Following the launch was a US book tour. In 2012 her newest novel, TWIN LIES, was published by Skorpion Press and is read in book clubs from Alaska to Bulgaria.
She directed a series of video readings of OASIS which can be seen on YOUTUBE. She has also written several and directed several short films: STUFF THAT BEAR!, CUCKOO AND ICE CREAM and DON'T SAY 'I LOVE YOU'.
In the United States she has had over a dozen short stories published in five different states. In the UK, she has had a short story in the VIRAGO anthology: THE NERVE - BOOK OF WRITING WOMEN and two excerpts from her novel HANDS DO LIE. In addition to a short story in STAPLE magazine and a script, CROTCH PIT, published in EM3 magazine, she was shortlisted for the Ian St James Award.
Her short film called STUFF THAT BEAR, opened at the Cannes Film Festival 2003. The film showed in more than 75 festivals worldwide, winning 15 awards, in addition to accreditation for the Academy Awards.
Currently, her theater play THE PORCINI TEST is being produced in Toronto and her film script THREE WAY WEEK is being shot in Europe. She is working on a series of short stories and a film script called, A Barbershop Quartet Gone Wrong.