Lauren C. Teffeau was born and raised on the East Coast, educated in the South, employed in the Midwest, and now lives and dreams in the Southwest. In the Summer of 2012, she attended Taos Toolbox, a master class in writing science fiction and fantasy.

She became a slush reader for Masque Books, a digital imprint of Prime Books, in January 2013.

To learn more, check out her interview with the Writer's Knowledge Base (October 2012) and Writer Tamago (February 2013).


"Resonance." The Future Embodied Anthology. Eds. Jason Andrew and Mae Empson. Simian Publications. (forthcoming)


Daughters of Demeter. Eternal Haunted Summer. Autumn Equinox Issue. September 2012.

A different take on the Persephone/Hades myth.


“Souvenirs from Another Life.” The Memory Eater anthology. Ed. Matthew Hance. July 2012.

What would you hold on to if you had to forget your childhood to live in equality?

A four story sampler, including "Souvenirs" is available here.

Available in print and ebook formats.


Chicken Feet.Wily Writers. March 2012.

Reprinted in The Shining Cities: An Anthology of Pagan Science Fiction. Ed. Rebecca Buchanan. Asheville, North Carolina: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. September 2012.

A young girl struggles with whether manufactured hope is as good as the real thing while she helps her family survive in a landscape marred by fallout.


“The Tradeoff.” Fat Girl in a Strange Land. Eds. Holt and Leib. Somerville, MA: Crossed Genres Publications. Pages 9-22. February 2012. 

It's the terraforming mission of her career -- there's just one catch.

Reviews:  Publishers Weekly, The Future Fire

Available in print from Amazon and Createspace, as well as ebook formats.


Evolve.” Luna Station Quarterly. Issue 8. December 2011.

It's just a cyst. Or is it?


“Elegy.” Eclectic Flash. Pages 65-68. September 2011.

A pandemic brings new visitors to a church congregation.


“Summer in Exile.” Eclectic Flash. Pages 69-71. September 2011.

Abandonment, angst, and a bag of marbles.


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