Lauren Smith

Lauren Marissa Smith


Lauren Marissa Smith is a theater actor turned writer. She creates work that amplifies the interior lives of those who are on the margins with provocative, raw and humorous storytelling. She is a recent alum of The Writer's Colony, a residency fostered by Mara Brock Akil's Story27 Productions and New Wave Writers, a year long program, led by Marcus Gardley, that cultivates new voices of color. She currently has several narrative projects in development. Lauren is a proud phi beta kappa graduate of Spelman College.

Lauren Marissa'S ARTICLES

The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill features

Classic Albums: 'The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill' by Lauryn Hill

UNDER CONSTRUCTION by Missy Elliott features

Classic Albums: 'Under Construction' by Missy Elliott

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From Megan to Mia: 12 Times Women Dissed a Man On Wax

SNOWFALL actors (L-R) MICHAEL HYATT and DAMSON IDRIS culture

'Snowfall' S5E10 "Fault Lines" Season Finale Recap

SNOWFALL actress ANGELA LEWIS culture

'Snowfall' S5E9 "Departures" Recap

SNOWFALL actors (L-R) Devyn A. Tyler, Damson Idris, AMIN JOSEPH and ANGELA LEWIS in Season 5, Episode 8 culture

'Snowfall' S5E8 "Celebration" Recap

SNOWFALL actor AMIN JOSEPH in Season 5, Episode 7 culture

'Snowfall' S5E7 "Lying In A Hammock" Recap

SNOWFALL actor DAMSON IDRIS in Season 5, Episode 6 culture

'Snowfall' S5E6 "The Iliad, Pt. 2" Recap