Born: in Boston Massachusetts, USA
Resides: Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
E-mail: laurenbm (at) msn (dot) com
Lauren Mayhew is a health coach, journal writing instructor, yogini and poet. She lives in a one-hundred-year-old home in the most densely populated municipality in New England. Her haiku, senryu, kyoka and tanka have appeared in Acorn, A Hundred Gourds, bottle rockets, Frogpond, GUSTS, Haiku News, Modern Haiku, Moonbathing, Prune Juice, Red Lights, Ribbons, Skylark, The Heron's Nest, and tinywords.
Awards and Other Honors: Special Mention, The Heron's Nest Reader's Choice Awards for 2012; Runner Up, The Haiku Calendar Competition (2013); Honorable Mention, Tanka Society of America International Contest (2013).
Credits: "shooting star" - The Heron's Nest XIII:2 (June 2011); "spring breeze" - The Haiku Calendar 2014 (Snapshot Press, 2013); "beach cottage" - The Heron's Nest XIII:4 (December 2011); "September dusk" - bottle rockets 28 (Winter 2012); "purple hues" - Modern Haiku 44.1 (Winter/Spring 2013); "starless night" - bottle rockets 14:1 (summer 2012).