Lauren Gilmore writes YA horror for messy, queer girls. Additionally, she has published poetry, reported writing, reviews, and creative nonfiction. Her first piece of short fiction can be found in Hayden’s Ferry Review. She is an incoming student to Lehigh University’s MA program in Literature and Social Justice, and has taught community workshops on creative writing and critical and cultural theory. She lives with her partner and two small dogs: Augustus Vincent and Theodora.