Lauren Faulkenberry is author of the novels BAYOU MY LOVE (Velvet Morning Press, 2016) and BAYOU, WHISPERS FROM THE PAST (VMP 2016), the novella BACK TO BAYOU SABINE, and the children's book WHAT DO ANIMALS DO ON THE WEEKEND?
Lauren divides her time between writing, teaching, and printmaking. Originally from South Carolina, she has worked as an archaeologist, an English teacher, and a ranger for the National Park Service. She earned her MFA in creative writing from Georgia College & State University, and her MFA in Book Arts from The University of Alabama. She was a finalist for the Novello Festival Press First Novel Award, won the Family Circle short fiction contest for her story "Beneath Our Skin," and was nominated for an AWP Intro Award. She's a sucker for a good love story and is happiest when she writes comedy and romance.
She currently lives in western NC, where she is at work on her next novel in the Bayou series.
official website: www.laurenfaulkenberry.com
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