Lauren Harkawik

Lauren Harkawik is an essayist, fiction writer and reporter based in rural Vermont. Her writing has appeared in publications including New Reader Magazine, The Takeout, Turnpike Magazine and The Deerfield Valley News, where she regularly writes features and reports on government, education, opioid use disorder and other local issues.

Stories By Lauren Harkawik

The Audacious Tabloid Couple Who Scammed Their Way Into New York’s High Society

The vaudeville dancer and his beguiling Parisian wife arrived in Manhattan in 1911 with secret identities in tow. They enjoyed wealth and notoriety for years—until it all came crashing down.