Lacy Crawford is the author of fiction and nonfiction, including the satire Early Decision (Morrow, 2013) and the memoir Notes on a Silencing (Little Brown, 2020), a New York Times Editors’ Choice that was named best of summer by TimePeople, and Real Simple. Her literary journalism includes interviews and profiles of Frank Conroy, Reynolds Price, Geoffrey Wolff, and Shirley Hazzard. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Narrative, LitHub, Vanity Fair, and elsewhere. She lives in California with her husband and three children.