Lauren T. Davila is a Pushcart-nominated, Latina writer currently pursuing her Ph.D. in English at Claremont Graduate University in California, USA. She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from George Mason University and dual BAs in English and Creative Writing from Pepperdine University. After completing her studies, she plans to teach at the collegiate level while publishing poetry and fiction.
Her writing has appeared online at Granada Magazine, The Paragon Journal, Ghost Heart Literary Magazine, Peach Velvet Mag, Voyage Journal, Second Chance Magazine, Headcanon Magazine, In Parentheses, and Poets Reading the News, and in print anthology, Hireath. She has multiple short story anthologies publishing in 2022: WHEN OTHER PEOPLE SAW US, THEY SAW THE DEAD, a BIPOC gothic anthology forthcoming from Haunt Publishing and two Latine genre anthologies from Bee Infinite Press and Flower Song Press, respectively.
She is currently working on a YA novel, picture book, and both poetry and short story collections. Besides her personal creative work, she is a member of the Board of Advisors for CatStone Books and an assistant editor for Foothill Journal. She lives in the Los Angeles suburbs where you can find her drinking decaf rose lattes and swimming.