Her first book, Madonna & Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop (an anthology of essays about Madonna by women writers), was published in March 2012 from Soft Skull Press. Find it in your local bookstore or buy it here. She’s also the author of a pop-culture guide to the apocalypse called The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions From Pop Culture That You Should Know About… Before It’s Too Late (July 2012; Zest Books).
Laura has written features, profiles, essays, and reviews for Salon, Esquire.com, Cosmopolitan, The Chicago Sun-Times, CNN.com, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, AlterNet, BUST, ELLEGirl, and NYLON. Her areas of expertise are pop culture, feminism, personal essays, and lifestyles.