Lauren Slater

Lauren Slater is the author of six books, including "Welcome to My Country," "Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir," "Opening Skinner's Box," the short-story collection "Blue Beyond Blue," and "Love Works Like This," ""which chronicled the agonizing decisions she made relating to her psychiatric illness and her pregnancy. Slater has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a 2004 National Endowments for the Arts Award, multiple inclusions in Best American volumes, and a Knight Science...See more