Laurie Thomas

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Laurie Thomas is a screenwriter working on her first collection of short stories. Her commissioned short film for Essence Magazine, Black Girl Magic, was nominated for a 2017 National Magazine Award.  Laurie has been a participant of the Tin House Intensive Workshop, Stuyvesant Writing Workshop, and her work has been supported by the MacDowell Colony and the Tulsa Artist Fellowship.  She is a member of the Writers Guild of America East and received her M.F.A. in Film from Columbia University.