Laura Tillman

Laura Tillman

Laura Tillman is a freelance journalist based in Mexico City and the author of The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City, published in 2016 by Scribner. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Pacific Standard, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College and a BA in International Studies from Vassar College. Last updated July 2017


Crossing the Line

In Texas, the combination of abstinence education and anti-abortion stigma is driving some women away from abortion clinics — to unsafe do-it-yourself chemical abortions at home. Is the post-Roe era already here?


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