Laura Wexler

Co-founder and Co-producer of the Stoop Storytelling Series

Laura Wexler is the co-founder and co-producer of the Stoop Storytelling Series. An expert in personal storytelling, Laura has presented workshops and trainings for organizations, businesses, and individuals since 2006. Her storytelling curriculum is based on nearly two decades as a faculty member teaching memoir writing at the collegiate and graduate level, and her experience coaching more than 2,000 people to tell the true, personal tales of their lives. In addition to her work with The Stoop, Laura is the author of the narrative nonfiction book, Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America (Scribner, 2003), as well as nonfiction published in The Washington Post Magazine, The New York Times, and elsewhere.  

The  Stoop Storytelling Series is a Baltimore-based live show and podcast that features “ordinary” people sharing the extraordinary, true tales of their lives. The mission of The Stoop is to build community through the sharing of personal stories. Learn more at