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Lauren Becker

Author's Bio

Lauren Becker is founder and editor of Corium Magazine. She is the author of If I Would Leave Myself Behind, a collection of short fiction published by Curbside Splendor Publishing in 2014. Her fiction and creative non-fiction have appeared in venues including: Tin House (online); American Short Fiction (online); Juked; The Los Angeles Review; The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Previously, she founded and ran East Bay on the Brain, a reading series in Oakland, California. She is a seasoned reader and volunteers currently with So Say We All, a literary organization in San DIego, California.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
If I Would Leave Myself Behind (Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2018)
Chapbooks:
Skip, Patch, Eye, Brownie, Chalk (bannock street books, 2009)
Journals:
Annalemma, Atticus Review, Dark Sky Magazine, decomP, Hobart, Juked, Keyhole Magazine, Kill Author, Mud Luscious, Opium Magazine, Pank, Pear Noir!, Pindeldyboz, Storyglossia, The Los Angeles Review, The Northville Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Wigleaf
Prizes:
Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions of 2014 Best Small Fictions of 2015 American Short Fiction 2013 Camera Flash Contest - 1st runner up PANK 2011 1001 Awesome Words contest- 1st runner up Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions longlist: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 Best Small Fictions of 2015 and 2016 Finalist

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Alice Munro, Miranda July, A.M. Homes, Ravi Mangla, James Robison, George Saunders

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Listing last updated: August 19, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Syosset, NY
Raised in:
Denver, CO

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