Sarah Laurence

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation artist, writer
Location Maine, United States
Introduction I'm an artist and a book junkie. I grew up in NYC and now live in Maine with my British husband, who teaches Asian Studies & Government at Bowdoin College. We have 2 kids and a dog called Scout. I write young adult fiction & review books for adults & teens. My literary agent is Sara Crowe at Pippin Properties.
Interests writing, reading, books, fiction, novels, young adult fiction, literary fiction, publishing, authors, bookstores, art, photography, photos, watercolors, painting, drawing, artists, museums, galleries, nature, wildlife, wildflowers, gardens, dogs, golden retrievers, hiking, country walks, cricket, swimming, the sea, the ocean, islands, museums, theater, acting, plays, Shakespeare, restaurants, pubs, travel, England, Japan, NYC, Nantucket, Maine, politics, education, environment, science, career and family
Favorite Movies Local Hero, Juno, The History Boys, The Matrix, Grosse Point Blank, Mean Girls, The Big Blue, Groundhog Day, Billy Elliot, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, A Room with a View, The Draughtman's Contract, Richard III, Ran, Romeo and Juliet, When Harry Met Sally, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Midnight in Paris, Bend it Like Beckham, The Devil Wears Prada, The Turning Point, The Year of Living Dangerously, Little Miss Sunshine, Lost in Translation, Being John Malkovich, In Bruges, The Lives of Others, The Red Balloon, The Black Stallion, To Kill a Mocking Bird, Harry Potter, Tampopo, Totoro
Favorite Music The Head and the Heart, Gregory Alan Isakov, Arctic Monkeys, Ingrid Michaelson, Shakey Graves, Natalie Merchant, Norah Jones, Plain White T's, The Decemberists, Regina Spektor, Lady Gaga, The Clash, Dire Straits, Grateful Dead, The Beatles, Michael Nyman, Bach, Chopin
Favorite Books Isabel Allende, Dave Barry, Libba Bray, Cath Crowley, Carrie Firestone, Gayle Forman, Amitav Ghosh, Allegra Goodman, John Green, James Harriot, Beth Kephart, Tracy Kidder, Barbara Kingsolver, Jhumpa Lahiri, Stacey Lee, E. Lockehart, Melina Marchetta, Valerie Martin, David Mitchell, Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Jandy Nelson, Ann Patchett, Ashley Hope Pérez, Stephanie Perkins, Annie Proulx, Laura Resau, Rainbow Rowell, Richard Russo, Leila Sales, David Sedaris, Vikram Seth, Dr. Seuss, William Shakespeare, Dodie Smith, Jennifer E. Smith, Elizabeth Strout, Angie Thomas, Elizabeth Wein, E.B. White, P.G. Wodehouse, Jeff Zentner