About Lauren Jankowski

Lauren JankowskiLauren Jankowski has been an avid reader for most of her life. She holds a degree in Women and Genders Studies from Beloit College. Aside from fiction, she has also dabbled in non-fiction, writing for sites like “The Next Family” and “Planet Fury.” 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 also participates in activism for asexual visibility (she is the founder of Asexual Artists, which you can find on  Tumblr and WordPress) and feminist causes.

Her ongoing series, The Shape Shifter Chronicles, is published through Crimson Fox Publishing. Signed paperbacks of the series can be purchased via Lauren’s Square Marketplace or the Crimson Fox Online Store. The books can also be purchased in ebook or paperback format through all major retailers.

Keep up with Lauren on InstagramFacebook & Twitter! You can also buy her a coffee on Ko-Fi 🙂 Thank you for the support.

A Message from Lauren

Lauren JankowskiI’ve always been a writer. There’s just something about a well-written book that has always appealed to me. I’ve always been very imaginative and naturally gravitated towards the fantasy genre (though I had a love of all things horror and Science Fiction as well). However, the more fantasy I devoured, the more I was struck by the absence of tough warrior women (or even women in general).

So I set out to create a fantasy novel that featured strong women, who weren’t defined by men. One turned into two, which then turned into five. Now I just can’t seem to stop writing. It’s what I do and who I am.


Photos by K. Tempest Bradford (above) and Eva Maliones (right)