Lauren Groff is the author of four novels: MATRIX, forthcoming in September 2021, and the National Book Award Finalist and winner of the American Booksellers Association's Fiction prize, FATES AND FURIES; as well as ARCADIA and THE MONSTERS OF TEMPLETON. Her story collections include FLORIDA, winner of The Story Prize and finalist for the National Book Award, and DELICATE EDIBLE BIRDS. She has been twice been a finalist for the Kirkus Prize, as well as for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the LA Times Book Prize, and the Orange Prize for New Writers. She was a Guggenheim fellow and was named one of Granta's 2017 Best Young American Novelists. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Harper's, in five Best American Short Stories anthologies, and her books have been published in over 30 languages. She lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her husband and sons.