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Lauren Harkawik is a fiction writer, essayist, and journalist. ​Her short story, "Joey Button," which was originally published in New Reader Magazine, is currently available worldwide in Short Édition's short story dispensers. Her short fiction has also been published in Goats Milk Magazine, and Sweet Tree Review.

Harkawik's creative nonfiction has been published in Salt Hill, Autofocus, and Cutleaf. Her journalistic work explores culture through the lenses of food, design, science, and news. Publications she has worked with include The Takeout;  Architectural DigestTimes Union Hudson Valley; and The Deerfield Valley News.

Harkawik holds a BFA in dramatic writing from Purchase College and is a 2024 recipient of an Artist Development Grant, supported by the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment of the Arts. She is a previous recipient of a Town Arts Fund Grant from the Arts Council of Windham County. She is currently at work on a novel. Harkawik is based in southern Vermont, where she lives with her husband and daughters. 

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