Lauren Summers

Writer with a B.A. in English and minor in German from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Experience in editing, proofing, fact-checking, research, and various styles of writing. Previous experience as Features Editor on The Carolinian newspaper and a freelance editor and assistant publicist at an independent book press. Creative works published in Daniel Boone Footsteps Publishing anthologies and Lucky Jefferson literary magazine. Currently based in New York City.

Articles featured range on a wide variety of topics.

Greensboro’s “Little Big Shot”, Caleb Serrano by Lauren Summers

Little Big Shots, an NBC television show hosted by Steve Harvey, which premiered in March 2016, features an array of incredible children from around the world. From child singers to dancers to athletes and more, Little Big Shots shows how amazing children can be. The NBC show, which was once nominated for Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series at the NAACP Image Awards, is co-created and produced by Harvey and Ellen DeGeneres. The show also has adaptations in other countries such...

Q+ Presents Queer Film Series: “Growing Up Trans” by Lauren Summers

This Wednesday, Q+, UNCG’s Queer Graduate Student Association, hosted a movie night in the Phillips Room of the Elliott University Center. The movie shown was a part of a queer film series titled “Growing Up Trans,” which came out in 2015. The thought-provoking film documents the stories of different children and preteens as they navigate through their lives as transgender people. The film addresses the reality of growing up transgender in today’s world...