Laura Meyer

Master of Fine Arts in Writing

Laura Meyer (AKA Cygne) is a writer and musician working in memoir and sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Before attending SAIC she toured internationally as a performing songwriter for over a decade, collecting and curating experiences, melodies, language, characters, and sounds from the natural world. She has released fourteen albums of original music and performed over 1300 concerts in twenty-two countries, including Festival Noroeste Estrella Galicia and Stolze Openair Zürich. Her passions include documentation, creative nonfiction, travel, photography, yoga, and the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.