Lauren Groff

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2018 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2015 National Book Awards

Lauren Groff is a two-time National Book Award Finalist and bestselling author of three novels, The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and Fates and Furies, and the short story collections Delicate Edible Birds and Florida. (Photo credit: Eli Sinkus)
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Matrix

ISBN 9781594634499 Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease. More about this book >

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Florida

Florida by Lauren Groff book cover
ISBN 9781594634512 Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

The stories in this collection span characters, towns, decades, even centuries, but Florida—its landscape, climate, history, and state of mind—becomes its gravitational center: an energy, a mood, as much as a place of residence. More about this book >

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Fates and Furies

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff book cover, 2015
ISBN 978-1594634475 Riverhead Books/Penguin Random House
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Lauren Groff, Fiction Finalist, reads from "Florida" at 2018 National Book Awards Finalists Reading


Lauren Groff reads at the 2015 National Book Awards Finalists Reading

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Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff is a two-time National Book Award Finalist and bestselling author of three novels, The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and Fates and Furies, and the short story collections Delicate Edible Birds and Florida. She has won The Story Prize and has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her work regularly appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and elsewhere, and she was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists.

(Photo credit: Eli Sinkus)

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