Lauren Becker

Fiction Writer

San Diego, CA

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 & Prizes

Book:
If I Would Leave Myself Behind (Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2018)
Chapbook:
Skip, Patch, Eye, Brownie, Chalk (bannock street books, 2009)
Journals:
Annalemma
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Dark Sky Magazine
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Hobart
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Juked
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Kill Author
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Mud Luscious
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Opium Magazine
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Pank
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Pear Noir!
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Pindeldyboz
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Storyglossia
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The Northville Review
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Prizes won: 

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

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Syosset
Raised in: 
Denver, CO
Colorado
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Last update: Aug 19, 2016