Lacy Crawford is an author of fiction and nonfiction, including the satire Early Decision (Morrow, 2013) and the memoir Notes on a Silencing (Little, Brown, 2020).

Her literary journalism includes profiles of Frank Conroy, Reynolds Price, and Shirley Hazzard. A former senior editor of Narrative, Lacy’s other jobs have included high school English teacher, human and environmental rights campaigner, co-convener of a high-level international conference on pandemic influenza, Girl Friday to an English lord, and director of the Burberry Foundation.

Lacy lives in California with her husband and three children.