February 10, 2021
Lauren Groff is the author of five books, including FATES AND FURIES, a finalist for the National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award, and FLORIDA, winner of the Story Prize and finalist for the National Book Award. She was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists, has been a Guggenheim and Radcliffe Fellow, and her fiction has been translated into thirty languages. Her sixth book, a novel titled Matrix, will be published in September 2021.
February 24, 2021
Carmen Giménez Smith is the author of seven books, including MILK AND FILTH, a finalist for the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry and BE RECORDER, a finalist for the National Book Award. She is publisher of Noemi Press and a Professor of English at Virginia Tech.
March 11, 2021
Weike Wang is the author of CHEMISTRY, winner of the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Glimmer Train, Ploughshares, and Kenyon Review, among other publications. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 Award.