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About Jillian

New York Times Best-selling Author

Media Reel

Interviews

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CNN

Jillian Lauren on the hypocrisy of the Sultan of Brunei.

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CNN

Jillian Lauren details her journey from stripper to harem member.

 

TED-X

Selected Essays

NY MAG

“The Serial Killer and the ‘Less Dead’”

LA TIMES

“Amy Seek’s ‘Confessions of a Birth Mother’ Explores Meanings of Motherhood”

NEW YORK TIMES

“Finding Marriage Without Losing a Self”

VANITY FAIR

“Tips for Sound-Check Shopping in Tokyo”

LA MAGAZINE

“The Doll House” (Excerpt of Some Girls)

LA TIMES

“Transcending Trauma”

THE DAILY BEAST

"How the Sultan of Brunei Violated His Sharia Law With Me"

SALON

“What Kind of Monster Hits Her Kid?”

ELLE

“How Do You Know When It’s Time To Stop Trying?”

THE RUMPUS

“The Last Book I Loved: Blonde”

BLARB

“The Monster In My Garage”

PARIS DAILY REVIEW

“Trashy Is as Trashy Does”

HARPER'S BAZAAR

“No One Told Me How Hard Adoption Would Be”

VANITY FAIR

“She’s with the Band”

N+I

“AWP 2013 Wrap-up: There Will Be Mingle!”

Featured Podcasts

NPR-WBUR

Finding Marriage, Losing Self

RISK SHOW

Jillian Lauren Live Story:
The Great Pretender
@8:18

TRUE TALES OF LUST AND LOVE

Episode #12 with Jackie Kashian, Gigi Levangie-Granger and Rachel Bloom

THE MOTH

Family, Friendship, and Mother Nature

PORCHLIGHT STORYTELLING

Are We Good; with Marc Maron

TRUE TALES OF LUST AND LOVE

Episode #20 with Jackie Kashian, Fielding Edlow, Jillian Lauren and Claire Titelman

THE MOTH

The Prince and I

THIS AMERICAN WIFE

Episode #57 with Jillian Lauren

THIS AMERICAN WIFE

Episode #57 with Jillian Lauren

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Jillian Lauren is available for speaking engagements and appearances.

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