Lauren Groff

National Book Award finalist and bestselling author of Fates and Furies and The Monsters of Templeton

Monday, November 14, 2016

Lauren Groff is a New York Times bestselling author of three novels, The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and Fates and Furies, as well as the celebrated short-story collection Delicate Edible Birds. Her third novel, Fates and Furies, was released in September 2015, and was nominated for the 2015 National Book Award for Fiction. It was also featured in numerous “Best of 2015” fiction lists, including the selection by Amazon.com as the “Best Book of 2015”. Born and raised in Cooperstown, New York, Groff graduated from Amherst College and from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with an MFA in fiction. She is married with two children and currently lives Gainesville, Florida.

“Lauren Groff is a writer of rare gifts, and Fates and Furies is an unabashedly ambitious novel that delivers – with comedy, tragedy, well-deployed erudition and unmistakable glimmers of brilliance throughout.” – The New York Times Book Review