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Laura Albert Decietful
Laura Albert

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Laura Albert is the author of Sarah, Harold's End and the story collection The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things, all published under the name J T LeRoy. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, the London Times, Spin, Interview, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Black Book and ASVOF. Albert wrote the original screenplay for Gus Van Sant's Elephant and has written for the HBO series Deadwood. She was born and raised in Brooklyn and lives in San Francisco and was the first person I asked to be on the ASVOFF 6 jury. 

The Heart is Deceitful Above all things

Listen to this: Laura tells the real story of J T LeRoy and her history to The Moth – My Avatar and Me. Once called "A Fake Fiction Writer" by the New York Times.




Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.