Lone Star Festival
The Event for Texas Creatives

Lorrie Parise is the “everyday author” of the nonfiction story, Biography of an Everyday Couple, given a five-star ranking by Writer’s Digest® and Readers’ Favorite®. Biography of an Everyday Couple tells the rich history of how an ordinary couple can be extraordinary, inspiring the togetherness of their family and friends throughout their love of life and each other. Lorrie Parise resides in The Woodlands, Texas and is a native of the Lone Star State. She holds a Master of Arts degree in English – Communications from St. Mary’s University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of St. Thomas, both located in her home state. She has over 21 years of experience in marketing, public relations, public speaking and coordinating events. Lorrie has received three personal accolades including the Publisher’s Club Award, a coveted marketing honor from the Houston Chronicle, for two consecutive years, 1995 and 1996. Most recently, Lorrie received the 2017 “Outstanding Involvement in Supporting the Community” Viva! Award from the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Houston-The Woodlands-Gulf Coast Chapter. A fan of folk music, Lorrie has been playing the guitar and singing since age 11. She even writes her own songs which a few have even been incorporated into her narrative, Biography of an Everyday Couple. Most importantly, she is the daughter of Alice and Fidel Flores.