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Laura Barcella
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Attended hampshire college, university of massachusetts-amherst
Lives in washington, dc
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  • Writer & editor
    2000 - present
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washington, dc
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san francisco, ca - amherst, ma - northampton, ma - somerville, ma - brooklyn, ny - new york, ny
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Introduction
I'm a writer, editor, candy junkie, animal lover, crime buff, magazine hoarder and pop-culture hound currently living in Washington DC.

I'm the editor of Madonna & Me, an anthology of 39 Madonna-focused personal essays by women writers. It's out now from Soft Skull Press.You can order it at Amazon here.

I'm also the author of The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions From Pop Culture That You Should Know About...Before It's Too Late (Zest Books, July 2012). Order it here.

My freelance writing has been published in more than 50 magazines, newspapers, and websites, including Salon, VanityFair.com, NYTimes.com, Esquire.com, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, ELLE.com, NYLON, AlterNet, BUST, and CNN.com.



Education
  • hampshire college, university of massachusetts-amherst
    english, 1999
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