Lauren Groff is a writer of critically acclaimed literary fiction, including three novels and two short-story collections. Her most recent book is Florida (Riverhead Books, 2018), a collection of short fiction.
The work she is undertaking while a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study is interested in early American captivity narratives. She hopes to complete a novel while in residence.
Groff is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her books have been translated into 30 languages and have been finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Orange Award for New Writers. In 2017, her work was showcased in Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists 3.