lauren elma frament is a writer and restless soul living in Manchester, New Hampshire. She has performed at poetry readings and DIY / house shows across New England and in California, as well as at the Utah Arts Festival in both 2015 and 2016. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she is a staff member of the weekly poetry series Slam Free or Die. Influences include Rachel McKibbens, Rick Owens, Adrienne Droogas, Angelique Gauthier, and Kathleen Hanna. She likes cross-stitching, keeping a calendar, and standing in the front at punk shows. She has not let anyone cut her bangs since 2005. She does not like roses.