Lauren Stroh is a writer, editor, and translator (Spanish-English) from Lake Charles, Louisiana. Her essays and criticism have appeared in Oxford American, n+1, The Nation, Art in America, The Guardian, and Bookforum, and many other digital and print magazines. She has worked in an editorial capacity with Columbia University Press, the Object Lessons series from Bloomsbury Academic, and Gato Negro Ediciones. In 2017, she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Paraguay, following which she lived in Mexico City. She holds both US and German citizenship and resides in New Orleans.