Tanja M. Laden is a culture and travel writer based in Los Angeles. She's a contributor to VICE, a columnist for KCET Artbound, and a contributor to TravelAge West, among other print and online publications.
Tanja worked as the LA editor of Flavorpill and Flavorwire, and has been published in LA Weekly, Los Angeles Times, Juxtapoz, Bluecanvas, Lost at E Minor, Vs. Magazine, Dame Magazine, and Whitehot Magazine. She has also worked as a new media consultant with 20th Century Fox, MGM, Disney, and NBC. She holds a degree in History from Occidental College and served as a longtime volunteer with the nonprofit teen mentoring organization, WriteGirl. She also publishes her own blog, Pop Curious.