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About The Author


The Author

Lauren Wilson has been writing poetry and prose off and on for over 40 years, beginning with a series of poems to commemorate a cousin who passed away at age 19. She finds inspiration for her stories from a muse, an inner voice that propels her to put thoughts and emotions into words. When she isn’t writing, she uses her engineering background to work as a safety consultant, assessing machines and robotics in preparation for sale to European companies. Lauren is married to Howard Wilson; they have one dog, Petey and live in Brooklyn, MD – south of Baltimore. Lauren and Howard also have five precious nieces who provide much fulfillment and joy. In her spare time, Lauren is working on a labor of love – a 5 story miniature apartment building, filled with African-American art. She has been a proud member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. since 2004.

Some of my Favorite Books

  • Octavia Butler-Xenogenesis Trilogy & Kindred
  • Gloria Naylor-Mama Day & Women of Brewster Place
  • Ernest Gaines – A Lesson Before Dying & A Gathering of Old Men
  • Pearl Cleage – What Looks like Crazy on an Ordinary Day
  • Chester Himes –If He Hollers Let Him Go
  • Zora Neale Hurston – Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Terry McMillan –Waiting to Exhale
  • Anthology of Afro-American Literature –Black Voices
  • Anthology of Short Stories –The New Negro

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