Lorrie is a writer, musician, and activist.  She has a Ph.D. in English and American literature from the University of Maryland.  She was an avid member of ACT UP/DC and has been arrested six times for acts of nonviolent civil disobedience.

Lorrie's band Sugar Rat recorded some of the original songs that appear in her latest novel Pissing in a River.  These are available on iTunes.  Her punk song "It's a Heteronormative World, No!" appears on a compilation put out by Riot Grrrl Berlin.  

Lorrie Is currently completing a novel about rape and rape culture, framed by the so-called war on terror and the election of a US president who is a rapist.  She is also doing research for a nonfiction project about Palestine.    

Lorrie resides in Syracuse, New York with her lovely dog, Kurt.

About Lorrie