Laura Shaine Cunningham, author of two memoirs first published in The New Yorker magazine- the modern classics, "Sleeping Arrangements" and "A Place in the Country", a New York Times Notable Book.
Her memoirs have been praised by authors Harper Lee, Anne Tyler, Jessica Mitford, Muriel Spark, Stanley Elkin and Chaim Potok.
Laura Shaine Cunningham's books have been translated and published into French, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Japanese, German and Albanian.
Her writing has been published in The New York Times, the London Observer, the New York Observer, Esquire, Newsday, Harper's Bazaar and many other publications.
She takes pleasure in guiding new authors in the art of memoir and has lectured on the subject at Harvard, Bennington, N.Y. U., and many other universities.