Lauren has written about film, art, music, and literature for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Oxford American Magazine, Los Angeles Review of Books, Playboy, Film Comment, and elsewhere.  In 2016, she was selected by the Film Society of Lincoln Center for the New York Film Festival Critics Academy.

“A New Vanguard of Women in Cuban Jazz”,  The New Yorker , January 24, 2019.

“A New Vanguard of Women in Cuban Jazz”, The New Yorker, January 24, 2019.

“The Gospel of Jodeci”,  The Oxford American Magazine , Issue 103, Winter 2018. 20th Annual Southern Music Issue

“The Gospel of Jodeci”, The Oxford American Magazine, Issue 103, Winter 2018. 20th Annual Southern Music Issue

“At 81, jazz titan Archie Shepp’s legacy comes into clear focus,”  The Washington Post , February 8, 2019.

“At 81, jazz titan Archie Shepp’s legacy comes into clear focus,” The Washington Post, February 8, 2019.

“Bomba: The Enduring Anthem of Puerto Rico”,  New York Times , Style, July 7, 2018.

“Bomba: The Enduring Anthem of Puerto Rico”, New York Times, Style, July 7, 2018.

“Cuban Revolutions,”  Topic , April 2018.

“Cuban Revolutions,” Topic, April 2018.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-artist-formerly-known-as-janet-malcolm

https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-artist-formerly-known-as-janet-malcolm