Lauren Quinn is a writer, editor and teacher. Her work has appeared in Los Angeles Times, The Believer, Guernica, Hazlitt, and Best American Travel Writing. She is a former contributing editor for Vela.
Lauren is currently at work on a young adult novel. She holds a Masters in Education from UCLA and teaches high school English in East Los Angeles. She has previously taught kindergarten in Hanoi and freelanced in Phnom Penh. She will always be an Oakland girl at heart.