Writing

Books:

Everything You Ever Wanted
Plume/Penguin: New York, NY, 2015

Some Girls: My Life in a Harem
Plume/Penguin: New York, NY, 2010
(Translated into 17 different languages.)

Pretty
Plume/Penguin: New York, NY, 2011

Anthologies:

“How Do You Know When it’s Time to Stop Trying”
California Prose Directory 2016
ed. Sarah LaBrie
Outpost19, 2016

“The Prince and I”
The Moth Anthology
ed. Catherine Burns
New York, Hyperion Books, 2013

“Why We Don’t Punish our Son. Ever.”
Discipline: Best of Babble Blogs
New York, Hyperion Books, 2014

“Camp”
True Tales of Lust and Love
ed. Dan Smetanka
New York, Counterpoint/Soft Skull, 2014

“Some Girls: Excerpt”
Tarnished: True Tales of Innocence Lost
ed. Cara Bruce & Shawna Kenney
Los Angeles, Pinchback Press, 2010

“Jackie was a Punk”
My First Time: A Collection of First Punk Show Stories
ed. Chris Duncan. Oakland: AK Press, 2007.
Website

“Veronica”
Pale House: A Collective
ed. Jessica Garrison, Brent Pearson
Los Angeles: Pale House, 2005
Website

Selected Articles and Essays:

Color My Skin
Interview with Jillian Lauren
posted April 13, 2017
http://www.colormyskin.com/2017/04/13/vo-interview-lecrivain-jillian-lauren/

Los Angeles Times
“Amy Seek’s ‘Confessions of a Birth Mother’ Explores Meanings of Motherhood”
posted July 9, 2015
http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-ca-jc-amy-seek-20150712-story.html

Salon
“What Kind of Monster Hits Her Kid?”
posted May 16, 2013
http://www.salon.com/2015/05/17/what_kind_of_monster_hits_their_kid_now_i_knew_exactly_what_kind_of_monster/

Harper’s Bazaar
“No One Told Me How Hard Adoption Would Be”
posted May 6, 2015
http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/art-books-music/a10758/everything-you-ever-wanted/

Elle
“How Do You Know When It’s Time To Stop Trying?”
posted April 6, 2015
http://www.elle.com/life-love/sex-relationships/news/a27608/the-amazing-baby-race/?fb_ref=Default

Los Angeles Times
“Kate Mulgrew of ‘OITNB’ Shows Her Softer Side in ‘Born With Teeth’”
posted April 11, 2015
http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-ca-kate-mulgrew-conversation-20150412-story.html

Los Angeles Times
“Transcending Trauma”
posted March 15, 2015
http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-ca-jc-david-morris-conversation-20150315-story.html

The Daily Beast
“How the Sultan of Brunei Violated His Sharia Law With Me”
posted May 6, 2014
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/05/06/how-the-sultan-of-brunei-violated-his-sharia-law-with-me.html

Los Angeles Magazine
“Face the Music”
posted May 5, 2013
http://www.lamag.com/features/2013/05/03/face-the-music

Salon
“My Inappropriate Relationship”
posted March 23, 2013
http://www.salon.com/2013/03/24/my_inappropriate_relationship/

N+1
“AWP 2013 Wrap-up: There Will Be Mingle!”
posted March 15, 2013
http://nplusonemag.com/awp-2013-wrap-up-there-will-be-mingle

The Rumpus
“Visiting Auschwitz”
Posted December 11, 2012
http://therumpus.net/2012/12/visiting-auschwitz/

Fathermucker.com
“The Art of Bad Parenting”
August 25, 2011
http://www.fathermucker.com/2011/08/the-art-of-bad-parenting/#more-343

Los Angeles Magazine
“The Doll House” (Excerpt of Some Girls)
Posted August 1, 2011
http://www.lamag.com/story.aspx?ID=1396249

Parentdish.com
“Ooh La La, My Son Is in Love With Lady Gaga”
http://www.parentdish.com/2011/01/25/ooh-la-la-my-son-is-in-love-with-lady-gaga/

Paris Review Daily
“Trashy Is as Trashy Does”
posted September 24, 2010
http://www.theparisreview.org/2010/09/24/trashy-is-as-trashy-does/

NY Times
“Finding Marriage Without Losing a Self”
posted June 24, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/27/fashion/27Love.html?ref=fashion

Vanity Fair
“Tips for Sound-Check Shopping in Tokyo”
September 18, 2008
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/culture/2008/09/18/tips-for-soundcheck-shopping-in-tokyo.html

Vanity Fair
“She’s with the Band”
September 15, 2008
http://www.vanityfair.com/online/culture/2008/09/15/shes-with-the-band.html

Flaunt Magazine
“The Modern Muse”
Issue #91, 2008.

The Rumpus
“The Last Book I Loved: Blonde”
February 18, 2008
http://therumpus.net/2010/02/jillian-lauren-the-last-book-i-loved-blonde/

Featured Blogs:

Huffington Post
Jillian Lauren’s Author Archive on the Huffington Post:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jillian-lauren/

TODAY Moms

Other:

“What Writers Eat in Paris When They Are Not Writing About Eating in Paris (group post)”
Tin House, January 13. 2014
http://www.tinhouse.com/blog/32039/what-writers-eat-in-paris-when-they-are-not-writing-about-eating-in-paris.html#more-32039

“Book Notes – Jillian Lauren (“Pretty”)”
Largehearted Boy
Posted September 15, 2011
http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/archive/2011/09/book_notes_jill_2.html

“Jillian Lauren, On Reading”
The Laughing Yeti, August 26, 2011
http://laughingyeti.blogspot.com/2011/08/jillian-lauren-on-reading.html

“Top 5 Books Read This Year”
hipsterbookclub.com, December 2010
http://www.hipsterbookclub.com/features/lists/top5/2010/index.html

“Book Notes – Jillian Lauren (“Some Girls: My Life in a Harem”)”
Largehearted Boy
Posted May 27, 2010
http://www.largeheartedboy.com/archive/2010/05/book_notes_jill_1.html

“Jillian Lauren: The TNB Self-Interview”
The Nervous Breakdown, April 16, 2010
http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/category/nonfiction/

Poetry:

“If I Forget Thee,” “Sestina for Sixth Street” and “Stone Soup”
The Rattling Wall: Issue 3
Narrow Books, Los Angeles, CA, 2012

Fiction:

“God of Dreams”
Pindeldyboz Magazine
January 2006

“Naked Hour”
Opium Magazine
October 2005

“Bail”
The Chiron Review
Issue #81, Winter 2005