Lawrence Wright born on 2 August 1947 in Oklahoma City. He is a citizen of United States of America. Lawrence Wright was educated at Tulane University, Woodrow Wilson High School and The American University in Cairo.
He is an American author, screenwriter, and staff writer known for his work on The Looming Tower.
Lawrence Wright has worked as a screenwriter, novelist, journalist, playwright and writer. He has been a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and National Book Award for Nonfiction. He has has won Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, Lionel Gelber Prize, Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize and Los Angeles Times Book Prize.