Lauren Lynn Matheny

Lauren Lynn Matheny

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Lauren Lynn Matheny is currently an MFA candidate at Colorado State University. Her work has previously received Honorable Mention in Third Coast Magazine’s 2017 Fiction Contest, judged by Desiree Cooper. She is an associate editor at the Colorado Review, and co-hosts the Colorado Review Podcast. She is at work on her first novel.

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Winter 2017 Issue

The Dark

Third Prize, 2017 Literal Latte Fiction Award.
My brother slept with his backpack on. Every night, before he got in bed, he would follow my orders like a grunt at boot camp: pajamas on, teeth brushed, hair combed, face washed. I’d call him away from whatever he was reading (that year, it was always something about bugs; huge encyclopedic collections with pictures of larvae….

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