24 Hours At My Local Dunkin’ Donuts

In a bid to get to know the members of her community, Laura Yan spends 24 hours in the Nostrand Avenue branch of Dunkin’ Donuts in New York City.

Author: Laura Yan
Source: The Outline
Published: Jun 18, 2018
Length: 14 minutes (3,562 words)

The Most Hated Poet in Portland

Why did the internet turn on this self-published poet? In the history of internet pile-ons, this one rates pretty high.

Author: Laura Yan
Source: The Outline
Published: Nov 14, 2017
Length: 13 minutes (3,336 words)

Never Die

Spencer Seabrooke wanted to break a slacklining record. The only problem was that if he failed, he’d die.

Author: Laura Yan
Source: Victory Journal
Published: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 14 minutes (3,575 words)

The ‘Shaman’: A Committed Solo Traveler Struggles to Reconcile Being Raped While Abroad

As an avid solo traveler—and proponent of the empowerment traveling alone can offer women—Laura Yan has been conflicted about revealing she was raped in Bolivia.

Author: Laura Yan
Source: Longreads
Published: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 12 minutes (3,035 words)