Laura Freeman is a freelance writer and critic. Her first book The Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite was published in February.
She writes about art, architecture, books and food for the Spectator, Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Apollo, Literary Review, Standpoint, World of Interiors and TLS. She is a former dance critic for the Evening Standard.
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, Front Row and the World Service.