Lauren Markham, Ashland MFA Creative Nonfiction Faculty

Lauren Markham


Lauren Markham is the author of The Far Away Brothers, which won the 2018 Ridenhour Prize and the California Book Award Silver Medal, was shortlisted for the LA Times Book Prize, and was named a Barnes and Noble Discover New Writers Selection and a New York Times Critics’ pick for 2017.  A graduate of Vermont College of Fine Arts, her essays have appeared in outlets such as OrionHarper’sLitHubThe New Republic, Guernica, and VQR, where she is a contributing editor.