Laura Durkay is an independent writer, director and producer living in New York City. Her work focuses on politics, history, and the struggles of ordinary people. Her first feature film, Natalie, was shot in September 2013 and is currently in post-production.

In the nonfiction world, Laura has contributed original reporting, opinion pieces, reviews and pop culture commentary to the Washington PostAlterNet, Gay City News, Mondoweiss, Red Wedge Magazine and Socialist Worker.