Writing Credits

Check Out My Books: 

We Are Now the Thing in the Woods – Bottlecap Press

Thorn & Ink – Barnes and Noble

My Side of Our Story – Etsy

Cottagekink: Naughty Pastoral Fantasies for City Slickers – Etsy

Bestiary of a Plague – Etsy

Business Writing: 

Readers You’ll Be Throughout Your Lifetime – 6.10.2021, Oh Reader

Online Banking Versus Traditional Banking: Which is Better for Your Business? – 10.26.2020, Hatch

Small Businesses That Have Grown Online During COVID – 10.13.2020, Hatch

SEO for Small Businesses – 9.21.2020, Hatch

Five Great Bookkeeping Software Applications for Small Business Owners – 8/15/2020. Hatch

10 Things You Need to Build a Small Business – 7/31/2020, Hatch

Here’s What You Need to Know about Tax Day – 7/14/2020, Hatch

Six Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support From Anywhere – June 22, 2020, Hatch

How the Small Business Landscape Has Changed in Light of Covid-19 – June 17, 2020, Hatch

How to Fund your Small Business Now, Even if You Have Poor Credit – June 3rd, 2020, Hatch


My Week on Witchtok – December 10, 2022, Wild Hunt

‘Chasing Amy’ taught me how to date bi men – May 19, 2022, Xtra Magazine

Learning to Live in a Body That Fights Itself – April 5, 2021, Catapult

Shoog McDaniel is Using Boomerang to Capture Rural Queers in Quarantine – 9.19.2020, Autostraddle

The History of Scissoring – 9.6.2020, Lustery

Chatting With Meg Elison About Investigating Rural Poverty in “Find Layla” – 8/22/2020, Autostraddle

Southern West Virginia Harm Reduction Gets Creative to Survive the Pandemic – 7/25/2020, Autostraddle

Juniper Moon Folk Arts: Crafters, Activists, and the Glories of Gas Station Food – June 14, 2020, Autostraddle

Country Queers Documents the Myriad Experiences of Rural LGBTQIA AmericansMay 9, 2020, Autostraddle

On Netflix’s Bonding and How Misogyny Invades Kink Art – May 6, 2020, Pulp Magazine

My lover used to cook for me. When she stopped, I knew our relationship was over – April 2, 2020, Xtra

This Queer Ink Maker Is Using Alchemy to Turn Pain and Chaos Into Art – April 11, 2020, Autostraddle

Meet The Queer Activist Teaching Sex Ed to LGBTQ Appalachian Youth – March 14, 2020, Autostraddle

Raechel Anne Jolie on Class, Gender and Being a Rust Belt Femme – February 8, 2020, Autostraddle

TruckSlutsMag Is Making Trucks Gay and Reclaiming Rural Queer Culture – January 11, 2020, Autostraddle

Wmn Zine: What It Means To Be A “Rural Lesbian” – December 14, 2019, Autostraddle

Rust Belt Blues – November 12, 2018, Memoir Mixtape

Chosen families refuse to quit – July 17, 2017, The Daily Californian

Downtown’s E. M. Wolfman: ‘A Wild Vortex Of Books Flying Right At You’ – April 18, 2017,  Hoodline

Vegetarian Eatery Encuentro Closes: Pop-ups, Cookbook In The Works – February 8, 2017, Hoodline

Laurel Book Store Seeks To Create Downtown Cultural Hub – January 20, 2017, Hoodline

Mountain View Cemetery’s Holiday Light Show Celebrates 10th Anniversary – December 23, 2016, Hoodline


6 Nudes You’ve Sent in Covid – 3.9.2021, Lustery

Chaotic Bisexuals Through History – 2.9.2021, Lustery

Couple Makes Pact to Have Tense Emotional Conversations in Every Restaurant in San Francisco – September 15, 2016, Medium

My Application for the Role of Governess – June 8, 2016, the Tusk

The Ultimate Mixtape to Get Your Neighbors to Stop Having Sex – May 12, 2016, The Bold Italic

Rejected American Horror Story Seasons – September 14, 2015, The Tusk

Now that You’ve Graduated, a List of Men it’s No Longer Appropriate to Date – June 29, 2015, The Tusk

Feminist Sandwich Shop – November 2014, The Toast


Smash That Like – 9.21.21, The Racket

Cry Wolf – 3.3.2021, Not Deer Magazine

A.Send.C – 8.30.2020, Colossus Press: Home Anthology

Little Assholes – September 27, 2016, Loose Lips

The Displacements – Summer 2013- short story published in the summer issue of Main Street Rag.


Miranda – 10.10.2022, Strange Horizons

A Recipe for Simple Syrup – 7.12.2021, Fairytale Magazine

Proper Cutlery – 6.8.21, the Racket

Mojave – 5.5.2021, sPARKLE & bLINK

Love like a Swamp – 5.5.2021, sPARKLE & bLINK

Fehler – 11.23.2020, Okay Donkey Magazine

Sunburned, Windblown – 10.30.2020, San Francisco Public Library Poem-of-the-Day

Sunburned, Windblown – 9.29.2020, The Racket

“Ask About the Women in Your Family” – May 26, 2020, The Racket – Pushcart/Best of Net Nominee

Playing House- Glass Mountain June 2012, reprinted for the Best Undergraduate Writing 2012 series in plain china.

Video Performances:

A Bi Woman’s Guide to Native Plants – June 8, 2018, Cliterary Salon

Cry Wolf – May 11, 2018, Cliterary Salon

Alert – April 13, 2018, Cliterary Salon


Piece by Piece – October 10, 2016, I Don’t Even Own a Television 


Interview about How to Read a Poem w/ Todd Sullivan – 7.13.2021


  1. Hi Lauren,

    Just a note expressing my appreciation of the chat we shared at Jilly’s. My name is Read…the retired army/police officer. Hope your travels go well and I an certain to read more of your writings. Take care.

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