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Lauren Slater

Lauren Slater is the author of five books of nonfiction and one book of fiction. Her nonfiction book, Opening Skinner’s Box, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in science writing. Slater is a 2003 National Endowment for the Arts recipient and the 2006 guest editor for Best American Essays. Slater’s work has appeared in five different Best American series volumes and has been nominated for four National Magazine Awards. [2006]