Lori J Rowton (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Alabama-Coushatta tribe) is a Native American singer, songwriter, musician and screenwriter. She has been a storyteller and a creative writer since she was a young girl, growing up in the tiny town of Tushka, Oklahoma.
Lori is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Alabama-Coushatta tribe.
Throughout her high school years, Lori was an outstanding student, excelling in both academics and athletics. She has always worked hard to do her best and improve and grow in her chosen endeavors.
She is a member of the songwriting duo, The Walkers, with her husband, Shannon Walker, and performs in their band, Rule of 3, in Los Angeles, California, and Nashville.
Lori writes across genres, but prefers writing Sci-Fi thrillers and creating new worlds. Her political thriller, “The Fairer Sex”, has garnered attention most recently as a top 20 finalist, out of thousands of entries, in the 3 rd Annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship. Her focus is to write for television and is taking every step necessary to hone her craft while working on multiple TV pilots. Lori hosts a weekly writer’s group out of her home which she considers to be the most important way new writers can improve their screenwriting. She also attends the LA Skins Native American Writer’s Group, hosted by CBS.
Lori is a passionate writer and musician and wants to be an example to all Native Americans that it is never too late to follow your dreams. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, Shannon Walker.
“If you’re willing to work hard and get out there and do your best and improve yourself every single day, then anyone can be a success story.” – Lori J Rowton