Author Archives: Lauren Jankowski

About Lauren Jankowski

Lauren Jankowski, an author from Illinois, has been an avid reader and a genre feminist for most of her life. She holds a degree in Women and Genders Studies from Beloit College. In 2015, she founded “Asexual Artists,” a Tumblr and WordPress site dedicated to highlighting the contributions of asexual identifying individuals to the arts. She has been writing fiction since high school, when she noticed a lack of strong women in the popular genre books. When she’s not writing or researching, she enjoys reading (particularly anything relating to ancient myths) or playing with her pets. She participates in activism for asexual visibility and feminist causes. She enjoys speaking about genre feminism, a topic she is quite passionate about, and hopes to bring more strong heroines to literature, including badass asexual women. Her debut novel was "Sere from the Green," the first volume in her ongoing series "The Shape Shifter Chronicles." The sequels, "Through Storm and Night," "From the Ashes," and "Haunted by the Keres" are also available. All books can be purchased through Amazon, CreateSpace, or Smashwords.

Cover Reveal For Book Five

The day is finally here! The big reveal of book five’s cover. Without further ado, here’s the cover of The Dwelling of Ekhidna: Look! It’s Blitz! 😀 Special thanks to Najla Qamber of Najla Qamber Designs (http://www.najlaqamberdesigns.com/) for designing this … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal Announcement

Hello all! The release date of The Dwelling of Ekhidna is fast approaching. I cannot wait to get readers reactions to this newest adventure. In order to help get the word out, Snowy Wings is going to do a cover … Continue reading

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When Allos Screw Up

I returned home today from my best friend’s house. I spend the holidays with her and her polycule because they’re awesome people who I absolutely adore. I use the brief vacation to bask in the feeling of safety unique to … Continue reading

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Big News!

Hello everyone! I do apologize for how terrible I am with keeping up this blog. Between running Asexual Artists, writing, and the random class here and there, I just don’t have all that much time to keep up the blog … Continue reading

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4 Powerful Ways to be an Ace Ally — Girl Boner

My most recent interview with August McLaughlin of Girl Boner Radio (always love chatting with her). Please check it out! 🙂   A common definition of asexuality is an ongoing lack of sexual attraction. Since connecting with Lauren Jankowski, a … Continue reading

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Writing the Other Master Classes

Hello all! I have a very special signal boost today and I am so incredibly excited. I’m honestly giddy and I have been waiting forever to share this: I’m teaching a seminar in September! 😀 It’s part of the Writing … Continue reading

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Where are the Asexual Voices Presentation

  I gave my presentation entitled “Where are the Asexual Voices” at C2E2 this past Friday. I’m not going to lie, I was terrified. I was positively terrified about giving this performance (and had a couple of near chickening out … Continue reading

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“Embraceable” Now Available in Paperback

Hello all! Long time no speak. I’m still quite busy working on book five of The Shape Shifter Chronicles, but I’m taking a break to share some exciting news. As of today, you can now get Embraceable in paperback. Here’s … Continue reading

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“Embraceable” is now Available

Embraceable, the anthology I have an essay in, is now available on Kindle. There will also be a physical paperback released eventually.  Edited by the fantastic August McLaughlin, this is a phenomenal anthology and I could not be happier to … Continue reading

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EMBRACEABLE Cover Reveal and an Opportunity for Bloggers!

Source: EMBRACEABLE Cover Reveal and an Opportunity for Bloggers! Sometimes in life, you meet people who change your life (hopefully for the better).  August McLaughlin is one of these people for me.  We met when August stumbled across my Twitter account.  … Continue reading

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