Danielle Lazarin’s debut collection of short stories, BACK TALK, is out now from Penguin Books.

Her fiction can be found in The Southern Review, Buzzfeed, Colorado Review, Indiana Review, Glimmer Train, Five Chapters, Boston Review, and elsewhere. Her non-fiction has been published by The New York Times, The Cut, and Lenny Letter. A graduate of Oberlin College’s creative writing program, she received her MFA from the University of Michigan, where her stories and essays won Hopwood Awards. She has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance.

She lives in her native New York, where she is raising her daughters and working on a novel.