Lauren is a senior who hails from Nashville, Tennessee. She is a proud English major with a minor in journalism. She has a passion for stories of all varieties, but poetry and short fiction are her primary interests. Lauren spends her hours reading, writing, and editing fiction. She is an intern with Wigleaf–a flash fiction journal that publishes a wide range of stories, all 1,000 words or less. Lauren has a love for stories that speak directly to readers and pull them head-first into unique human experiences. She spends her remaining hours practicing yoga, exploring Columbia’s hiking trails, and reading as much as humanly possible.