Lauren Crux's irreverent humor and social commentary have found their way into a number of publications and onto the stage in solo performances as well as community based collaborative art performances. Most recently, she has been published in, Brevity, The Colorado Review, Fourth Genre, The Scribbler, TRIVIA: Voices of Feminism, and Generations: a journal of images and ideas. She works as a psychotherapist and lives in Santa Cruz, California. She finds creative comfort in the Zen wisdom: "If you want your cow to be happy, give it a large pasture." Her art/writing/performance website is: laurencruxart.com. Her psychotherapy practice is: laurencrux.com.