"Her philosophy is carpe diem for herself
and laissez faire for others."
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Lauren BERNADETTe Mangiaforte
Poet, novelist, traveler.
Lauren is a Chicago-born writer living in New York City.
Her poetry has been featured as a play, The Art of Golden Repair, which was produced in Los Angeles in 2016. Her poetry has also been published in the Eunonia Review. She’s a ghostwriter for influential women, and her work as a journalist has appeared in various online magazines and blogs like the Huffington Post, xoJane, and Thrive Global.
Lauren’s also active on Instagram as @laurbrary, where she reviews books and shares her travels and everyday literary life with her followers.
She holds a BA in English literature and theatre from Saint Mary's College of Notre Dame, IN and a master's degree in Women, Writing, & Gender from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
She lives with her partner Ian and puppy Alvy.