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Current creative nonfiction by Lauren J. Sharkey can be found below. Lauren J. enjoys writing about her health and wellness journey, interactions with white people, and more.
Dearest Bryan, Seven years ago, you took me to see Thor. You didn’t know I refused popcorn because I didn’t want you to see I [...]
Dear BioMom, Tell me about your pregnancy thirty years ago. Did he leave you before or after you realized you were late? Did you go [...]
It was an ordinary day – I rolled out of bed seventeen minutes before I needed to clock in, brushed my teeth, and ate the [...]
Of the things Alanna loved to tell people about herself, the fact that she was Jirish was probably her favorite. The first time she mentioned [...]
I open my eyes, and see the same magazine clipping that’s been one strong wind away from being blown across the room – the one [...]