JacketLauren’s published work, both in print and online. Much gratitude to the journals listed below:

“Vagina Dialogue” and “The Curse,” Thank You For Swallowing, Volume 2, Issue 5, Winter 2016.

“Pork Chops,” Thank You For Swallowing, Volume 2, Issue 1, Summer 2016.

“Comic Book Death” and “Explaining to My Sidekick Why Superheroes Should Stay Single,” FreezeRay, Volume 1, Issue 9 3/4, Spring 2016.

“The Lottery,” Pear Drop, Issue 3, Summer 2015.

“Phan Thi Kim Phúc,” “On Asking My Mother How She Feels Vietnamese,” and “Notes On The Rapist’s Nose,” Junoesq, Issue 3, Winter 2015.

“Reboot” and “Whitewash,” FreezeRay, Volume 1, Issue 3, Summer 2014.

“Separation” and “Retelling,” Cellar Door, Spring 2014.

“When My Children Ask,” “Gallery,” and “Love Notes,” Tandem, Volume II, Fall 2013.


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AuthorPhotoLauren Bullock
is a multi-racial writer, performer, and teaching artist. She has competed in several National Poetry Slams, Southern Fried Poetry Slams, and has appeared on multiple final stages for the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). As a founding and three time member of the University of North Carolina’s slam team, the former Artistic and Executive Director of Wordsmiths (UNC’s first-ever organizational board dedicated to poetry and slam), and two year inaugural Future Corps Fellow for youth poetry organization Youth Speaks, Lauren is committed to supporting the voices of her generation and those after. Currently she serves as a contributing staff writer for nerd culture web site Black Nerd Problems as well as poetry editor for literary magazine FreezeRay Poetry.