Hello, I'm Lauren.
I tell stories, real and imagined.
Writer of fiction, essays, and articles.
Lauren Harkawik is a writer of essays and fiction and is also a freelance reporter. She lives in rural Vermont.
Her writing has been published in Pulp Magazine, Turnpike Magazine, Apparently, P.S. I Love You, Sweet Tree Review, The Cracker Barrel, and The Deerfield Valley News, where she is a regular contributor as a freelance reporter.
Lauren holds a BFA in dramatic writing from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film at Purchase College in New York. Her screenplay, “But, then.” was a semi-finalist in the 2013 New Hampshire Film Festival Screenwriting Competition.
• That Marie (Short fiction. Sweet Tree Review Volume 3 Issue 3)
Essays & Articles:
• To My Missing IUD, Wherever You Are (PULP Magazine)
• The Beds We've Slept In (Turnpike Magazine)
• Eight Things Male Strangers Have Said To Me (Fearless She Wrote)
• Roots Planted, Roots Found (The Cracker Barrel)
• Sally Pennington, Compassion Personified (Written for the Brattleboro Area Compassion Committee, July 2018)
• Attacked by a Fairy (The Cracker Barrel, Summer 2017)
• If We Want Equality in Parenting, We Need to Give Advice to Dads Too (Apparently)
• What Is It Like To Report On The Opioid Crisis in Rural America? (Medium)
• Piles and Piles of Shirts (P.S. I Love You)
• What Is the Secret Sauce of the Best Interviews? (The Startup)
• Me Proofing My Phone (The Startup)
• The Uplifting Act of Picturing Strangers Smiling (Mind Cafe)
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