Lauren Groff

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

Lauren Groff is the author of six books, including Fates and FuriesFlorida, and Matrix, all of which were finalists for the National Book Award. She has won the Story Prize and the Joyce Carol Oates Prize, and has been a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the American Academy in Berlin. Her seventh book, the novel The Vaster Wilds, will be published in September 2023.

Groff 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

Video: Groff on writing Matrix, female power, and the Bechdel Test at the Atlantic Festival