Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff, photo by Eli Sinkus
Lauren Groff, photo by Eli Sinkus

Lauren Groff is the author of six books of fiction, the most recent being the novel Matrix. Her work has won the Story Prize, the ABA Indies Choice Book Award, and France’s Grand Prix de l’Héroïne. She was a three-time finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction and the Kirkus Prize, and was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Southern Book Prize, the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in fiction, and the Los Angeles Times Prize.

She has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists. Her work has been translated into thirty-six languages. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.


selected bibliography

Matrix by Lauren Groff
Matrix (2021)
Florida by Lauren Groff
Florida (2018)
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Fates and Furies (2015)
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff
The Monsters of Templeton (2008)

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online resources

Lauren Groff’s website
“An Exclusive First Look At Groff’s Matrix,” Elle, April 1, 2021
“My Own Boundaries Seem to Be Fading: An Interview with Groff,” the Paris Review, June 5, 2018
“Flights and Flurries” On Wisconsin, Summer 2016 issue

Video: Groff at Politics and Prose bookstore