Lauren Oyler is a writer based in New York, but also spends time in Germany. She was born and raised in West Virginia. Her essays on books and culture have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, the London Review of Books, Harper’s, The Guardian, New York Magazine’s The Cut, Bookforum, The Baffler, The New Republic, and elsewhere. From 2015 to 2017, she was an editor at Broadly at Vice.com. Before that, she was a freelance copy editor, among other things, in Berlin. She assisted Alyssa Mastromonaco in the composition of two books. Her first novel, Fake Accounts, was published in February 2021.
Fake Accounts and the Reality of Fiction: A Conversation with Lauren Oyler
Sean Hooks talks with Lauren Oyler about hyperattention, utopianism in contemporary fiction, and her new book, “Fake Accounts.”...