Voume 17 | Spring Issue 2022 Cover
About the Artist
Miami, FL, USA
Lauren Bartel is a high school senior in Miami, Florida. Her literary work, essays, artwork, and photography have won numerous national and regional awards and have appeared in several literary magazines, academic journals, and podcasts. Her life passions include life sciences, creative arts, and anthropology. An avid traveler and citizen naturalist, Lauren studies and conducts research in zoological and botanical sciences, donates her time to environmental and conservation causes and child literacy, and she exhibits her original work in various venues.