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Name:  Lauren Cowen  

Pen Name: None


Born: in N/A


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Lauren Cowen lives in Long Grove, Illinois - near Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lauren Cowen has written for numerous magazines and newspapers, including Chicago Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, the Philadelphia Inquirer Sunday Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. Her investigative work earned her one of journalism's highest honors, the Sigma Delta Chi gold medal.She taught creative nonfiction writing at the University of Pennsylvania's School of General Studies.

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