Jillian Lauren - Episode 410

Steve Cooper talks with writer Jillian Lauren. Jillian is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, Some Girls: My Life in a Harem, and the novel Pretty, both published by Plume/Penguin. Some Girls has since been translated into eighteen different languages. Her new memoir Everything You Ever Wanted was just released in May. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Magazine, Flaunt Magazine, The Rumpus, and Salon, among others. Her work has also been widely anthologized, including in The Moth Anthology and True Tales of Lust and she is a regular storyteller with The Moth and has performed at numerous spoken word and storytelling events across the country. She has been interviewed on such television programs as The View, Good Morning America and Howard Stern. She regularly blogs at MSNBC Today Moms, The Huffington Post and Jillianlauren.com, which was named a top 100 mom blog of 2012 by Babble Magazine.



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