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Biography

Literary Dream: Sharing the stage with Karl Ove Knausgaard and Joyce Carol Oates at the Brooklyn Book Festival. The panel was "Family Secrets."

Literary Dream: Sharing the stage with Karl Ove Knausgaard and Joyce Carol Oates at the Brooklyn Book Festival. The panel was "Family Secrets."

Lauren Sanders is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Kamikaze Lust, which won a Lambda Literary Award, and With or Without You, a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

Her writing has appeared over the years in publications and journals including Book Forum, the American Book Review, and Time Out/New York. She is also co-editor of a really fun anthology called Too Darn Hot: Writing About Sex Since Kinsey. Her most recent novel is The Book of Love and Hate

Lauren works at a national foundation that seeks to improve educational opportunities for low-income children and foster the vitality of the arts. She lives in the great nation of Brooklyn with her pitbull Maverick. 

 
 

Press photos, courtesy Claire Holt

 

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