Articles by Laura Brienza

LAURA BRIENZA is a writer from New Jersey. She is the author of two nonfiction books for Globe Pequot Press: Discovering Vintage Washington, DC and New York's Historic Restaurants, Inns, and Taverns. Her work has appeared online and in print publications such as IndyBuild, Flavor & The Menu, and Thought Catalog. Her plays have been seen in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC. Her play SCARED OF SARAH recently played in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Stage and her play OLD LOVE NEW LOVE will have its World Premiere at Luna Stage this spring. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and enjoys racing triathlons.
Naked In Church: A Work of Art

Naked In Church: A Work of Art

A rainbow flag hung outside above the church. Inside, I was naked. I’d removed my glasses so the room was fuzzy. I couldn’t see them, but I sensed the pencils scratching away at paper, trying to capture my nineteen-year-old curves. The…

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Laura Brienza

LAURA BRIENZA is a writer from New Jersey. She is the author of two nonfiction books for Globe Pequot Press: Discovering Vintage Washington, DC and New York's Historic Restaurants, Inns, and Taverns. Her work has appeared online and in print publications such as IndyBuild, Flavor & The Menu, and Thought Catalog. Her plays have been seen in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC. Her play SCARED OF SARAH recently played in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Stage and her play OLD LOVE NEW LOVE will have its World Premiere at Luna Stage this spring. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and enjoys racing triathlons.

I Was His Mid-Life Crisis

I Was His Mid-Life Crisis

He was 38. I was 22. We met at a bar. I had just moved to New York and was celebrating my new zip code with some friends on the Upper West Side. He approached our group with his towering 6…

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Laura Brienza

LAURA BRIENZA is a writer from New Jersey. She is the author of two nonfiction books for Globe Pequot Press: Discovering Vintage Washington, DC and New York's Historic Restaurants, Inns, and Taverns. Her work has appeared online and in print publications such as IndyBuild, Flavor & The Menu, and Thought Catalog. Her plays have been seen in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC. Her play SCARED OF SARAH recently played in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Stage and her play OLD LOVE NEW LOVE will have its World Premiere at Luna Stage this spring. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and enjoys racing triathlons.