Lauren McConnell is a writer who subsists on a healthy diet of Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, T.S. Eliot, and Diana Wynne Jones. She is Assistant Editor for Wild River Review, a Professional Tutor at Rider University, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Medieval Literature at Rutgers University.
Lauren enjoys collecting antiques, growing orchids, and volunteering for her local animal shelter. In addition to writing poetry, fiction, and scholarly non-fiction, she enjoys drawing and painting when the mood strikes her. She lives with her fiancé and three cats in Hamilton, NJ.
Articles by Lauren McConnell
Create Dangerously- A Conversation with Edwidge Danticat
The Romance of the Middle Ages: Curator Nicholas Perkins on Storytelling, Fantasy, and Why Medieval Romances Aren’t Just about Romance
Tiffany Shlain: On Connectedness, Interdependence and the Ripple Effect