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Laura Marris is a writer and translator. She holds a B.A. from Yale and an M.F.A. from Boston University. She has written prose for The New York Times, The Common, The Believer, The Point, and Asymptote. Her poems have appeared in the North American Review, The Yale Review, The Cortland Review, The Volta, and elsewhere. Her work has been supported by a MacDowell fellowship and a Daniel Varoujan Prize. With Alice Kaplan, she is the co-author of a book of essays called States of Plague: Reading Albert Camus in a Pandemic (University of Chicago Press, 2022). Her first solo-authored book, The Age of Loneliness, will be published by Graywolf in 2024.