Laura Freeman is a freelance writer and critic. Her first book The Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite will be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in February.


She is acting dance critic for the Evening Standard, and writes for the Spectator, Times, Sunday TimesDaily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Apollo, World of Interiors, Standpoint and TLS.

Her work has been short-listed for Feature Writer of the Year at the British Press Awards.

She read History of Art at Cambridge, graduating with a double first in 2010.

She has appeared on the Today Program and Front Row.