Transracial Adoption: Parents and Adoptees Talk
June 13, 2015 4pm-4:50pm
Jillian Lauren is the author of the memoir, EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED the New York Times bestselling memoir, SOME GIRLS: My Life in a Harem, which has since been translated into eighteen different languages, and is currently being adapted into a feature film and the novel PRETTY, all from Plume/Penguin.
Jillian 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, Elle and Salon, among others.
She is a regular storyteller on The Moth. Jillian blogs about motherhood and writing at the award-winning www.jillianlauren.com. Lauren is married to Scott Shriner of Weezer and lives in Los Angeles with their adoptive son from Ethiopia. You can find her on Twitter @jillylauren