- Instructor , MFA Program, Fiction
- College of Arts and Sciences
Lauren Groff's first novel, "The Monsters of Templeton," was a New York Times and Booksense bestseller, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, and translated into nine languages. Stories from her second book, "Delicate Edible Birds," were published in journals and anthologies including the Atlantic Monthly, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, One Story, Best American Short Stories and Best New American Writers. She is the recipient of a Pushcart prize and the Axton Fellowship in Fiction from the University of Louisville, and has received other fellowships from Yaddo, the Vermont Studio Center, and Ragdale. She lives with her family in Gainesville, Fla.