Laurie Saurborn

  • Photographer & Writer
  • Columbus, OH

Laurie Saurborn is the author of two books of poems, Industry of Brief Distraction (Saturnalia Books, 2015), and Carnavoria (H_NGM_N BKS, 2012), as well as a chapbook of poems, Patriot (Forklift, Ink., 2013). Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Tupelo Quarterly, The Southern Review, r.kv.r.y. literary quarterly, and elsewhere. A 2015 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship recipient, she was awarded residencies at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts and Madroño Ranch: A Center for Writing and the Arts.

Previously, Laurie taught creative writing at the University of Texas at Austin, where she also directed the undergraduate creative writing program. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Warren Wilson College, a BA in psychology from UNC-CH, and is currently pursuing an MS in nursing with a concentration in psychiatric mental health at The Ohio State University.

All images ©Laurie Saurborn

Exhibitions

Captive Spaces Solo

Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series Columbus, OH

OSU College of Medicine Art Show Group

Graves Hall Columbus, OH

WORD IMAGE IMAGE WORD Group

Convergys Gallery Art Academy of Cincinnati

Friends & Family: Third Anniversary Show Group

Gallery Black Lagoon Austin, TX

Texas National Juried Art Exhibition Group

Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX

Shutter Speed Group

Gallery Black Lagoon Austin, TX

West of East Group

Gallery Black Lagoon Austin, TX

Southampton Cultural Center Juried Show Group

Southampton Cultural Center Southampton, NY

Austin Series, Part III Group

Gallery Black Lagoon Austin, TX