Laura Dorwart

Highlights

Laura is an Ohio-based freelance writer and content creator. Her beats include mental health, pregnancy, disability, parenting, education, relationships, pop culture (especially television), queer issues, the performing arts, feminism, and politics.

  • Laura has bylines in The New York Times, The Guardian, A&E, BuzzFeed, VICE, and more
  • She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego and an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles
  • She lives with her husband and daughter in Ohio

Experience

Laura's work has been published by The New York Times, The Guardian, A&E, BuzzFeed, VICE, Bitch, SheKnows, Catapult, Playboy, McSweeney's, Dazed, Dilettante Army, Ravishly, AfterEllen, Autostraddle, Thought Catalog, and others. 

    Education

    Laura holds a Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego and an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles. She also has a B.A. Cum Laude from Barnard College.

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