Laura Durkay grew up in Baltimore, MD but considers New York City her adopted home. She studied history at Columbia University, screenwriting at the University of Southern California, and general troublemaking in a variety of social struggles, from the gay rights to antiwar to Palestine solidarity movements. She has traveled extensively in the Middle East.
Laura’s screenplays have reached the finals of the Austin Film Festival screenplay competition (No Way Out, 2013) and the top 10% of the Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting (Re-Entry, 2012). Laura has produced and/or assistant directed numerous shorts and web series. Her first feature film, Natalie, a microbudget murder mystery, is currently in post-production.
You can reach her at lauradurkay at gmail dot com.