Poet, memoirist, and novelist Laurie Wagner Buyer Jameson spent over thirty years living in the backwoods and working on remote ranches in the Rocky Mountain West.
Laurie’s freelance articles and photographs have appeared in dozens of reviews, periodicals, journals, and anthologies. She is the author of seven collections of poetry, Glass-eyed Paint in the Rain, Red Colt Canyon, Across the High Divide, Cinch Up Your Saddle, Infinite Possibilities: A Haiku Journal, Accidental Voices, and Reluctant Traveler; a novel based on a true story Side Canyons; two memoirs, Spring’s Edge: A Ranch Wife’s Chronicles and When I Came West; and an e-book guide of self-editing tips Working with Words. Currently writing fiction as Laurie Jameson, the first novel in her Spirited Women Series, Beautiful Snare, has just been released from Seven Oaks Publishing Company.
Laurie has received the Beryl Markham Prize for Creative Nonfiction, the Western Writer’s of America Spur Award in Poetry, has twice been named a finalist for the Colorado Book Award and for the Women Writing the West Willa Cather Literary Award. She also received the 2010 ForeWord Review Book of the Year Award Honorable Mention for When I Came West.
Laurie received an MFA in Writing from Goddard College and her ThD from the American Institute of Holistic Theology.
Now married to renowned singer/songwriter, author, and professional treasure hunter W.C. Jameson, they co-own Seven Oaks Publishing Company and reside at Casita de Luz in the small hill country town of Llano, Texas.