Hello, I'm Lauren.
I tell stories about people, real and imagined.
For an extended list of clips,click here.
The History of Bread and Butter Pickles • Eater
Roots Planted, Roots Found • The Cracker Barrel
To My Missing IUD, Wherever You Are • PULP Magazine
That Marie • Sweet Tree Review
Joey Button • New Reader Magazine
So Very Silently • Goats Milk Magazine
PS I Love You
“I'm curious about your story and mine.”
Lauren Harkawik is a writer of essays and fiction and is also a freelance reporter. She lives in rural Vermont.
Lauren's writing has been featured in publications including Sweet Tree Review, Turnpike Magazine, and P.S. I Love You. She is a regular contributor to The Deerfield Valley News, a local newspaper in Vermont. She covers government, education, opioid use disorder, and rural broadband expansion. She also writes features.
In 2020, Lauren was interviewed by New Reader Magazine about her craft and her short story, "Joey Button." You can read the feature here.
Lauren holds a BFA in dramatic writing from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film at Purchase College in New York.