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Laura van den Berg

Born and raised in Florida, Laura van den Berg is the author of five works of fiction, including The Third Hotel, a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, and I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, which was one of Time Magazine’s 10 Best Fiction Books of 2020. She is the recent recipient of a Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction, and a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her next novel, Florida Diary, is forthcoming from FSG.