Zipper Mouth Author: Laurie Weeks Description The long-awaited debut novel destined to join the ranks of On the Road and Naked Lunch. Author Bio Laurie Weeks Laurie Weeks has been an underground superstar in the New York downtown writing world since the 1980s. Her fiction and other writings have been published in The Baffler, Vice, Nest, Index, LA Weekly, and Semiotext(e)'s The New Fuck You. A portion of this novel appeared recently in Dave Egger's The Best American Nonrequired Reading. She has taught in writing programs at UC San Diego and The New School, and has toured the US with the girl-punk group Sister Spit.