Laura Durkay is an independent screenwriter and director living in Portland, OR. Her work focuses on politics, history, and the struggles of ordinary people. Her first feature film, Natalie, is currently in post-production.

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