Lauren Faulkenberry is author of the Bayou Sabine series. She divides her time between writing, teaching, and crafting artist books. Originally from South Carolina, she has worked as an archaeologist, English teacher, and National Park Service ranger. She earned her MFA in creative writing from Georgia College & State University, where she attended on fellowship, and earned her MFA in Book Arts from The University of Alabama. She was a finalist for the Novello Festival Press First Novel Award, won the Family Circle short fiction contest for her story "Beneath Our Skin," and was nominated for an AWP Intro Award.
She lives in western North Carolina, where she is at work on her next novel.