Lauren Mallett (she/her/hers) is a poet, teacher, birth doula, and mushroom forager. She has lived and studied in Guanajuato and Xalapa, Mexico. Lauren taught dual-language immersion fifth grade in Richmond, California. She earned her MFA and was the Assistant Director of Creative Writing at Purdue University. Her poetry appears or is forthcoming in Poetry Northwest, The Seventh Wave, Salamander, Passages North, and other journals. Lauren is a 2016, 2019, and 2020 Pushcart Prize nominee. She lives with her partner, Strand Sheldahl-Thomason, on the homelands of the Clatsop and Chinook tribes, also known as Oregon's north coast. Her upcoming offerings include the Reynolds Young Writers Workshop and Reading Diane di Prima's LOBA.



2021 Calendar


Writer's Club

Astoria Middle School / Virtual Event

June 20-27

Reynolds Young Writers Workshop

Denison University / Virtual Event

September 18, 25, October 2 & 9

Reading Diane di Prima's LOBA

Soapstone, Inc. / Virtual Event / Register Here


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