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Laura van den Berg was born and raised in Florida. She is the author of two collections of stories, The Isle of Youth (FSG, 2013) and What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us (Dzanc Books, 2009), and the novels Find Me (FSG, 2015) and The Third Hotel (FSG, 2018).

The Third Hotel was a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award. The book was also an IndieNext Pick, a Powell’s Books Indispensable Pick, and named a “best book of 2018” by over a dozen publications, including The Boston Globe.

Laura’s honors include the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Bard Fiction Prize, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, an O. Henry Award, and the Jeannette Haien Ballard Writer’s Prize, a $25,000 annual prize given to “a young writer of proven excellence in poetry or prose.” Her debut collection was selected for the Barnes & Noble “Discover Great New Writers” program, and she has twice been shortlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. The Isle of Youth was named a “Best Book of 2013” by over a dozen outlets, including NPR, The Boston Globe, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Find Me was selected as a “Best Book of 2015” by NPR and longlisted for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize.

Her stories have appeared in The Paris Review, BOMB, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney’s, Conjunctions, Freeman’s, American Short Fiction, Ploughshares, and One Story, and have been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Mystery Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. Her criticism and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, O, The Oprah Magazine, BOMB, and Vogue.com.

Laura has taught creative writing in the M.F.A. Program at Columbia University, the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, the Fine Arts Work Center, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Tin House Writers’ Workshop. She lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband, the writer Paul Yoon, and their dog, Oscar. She is a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer in Fiction at Harvard University. Her next book, a collection of stories titled I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, will be published by FSG in 2020.

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Laura van den Berg Biography

Laura van den Berg was born and raised in Florida. She is the author of two collections of stories, The Isle of Youth (FSG, 2013) and What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us (Dzanc Books, 2009), and the novels Find Me (FSG, 2015) and The Third Hotel (FSG, 2018).

The Third Hotel was a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award. The book was also an IndieNext Pick, a Powell’s Books Indispensable Pick, and named a “best book of 2018” by over a dozen publications, including The Boston Globe.

Laura’s honors include the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Bard Fiction Prize, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, an O. Henry Award, and the Jeannette Haien Ballard Writer’s Prize, a $25,000 annual prize given to “a young writer of proven excellence in poetry or prose.” Her debut collection was selected for the Barnes & Noble “Discover Great New Writers” program, and she has twice been shortlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. The Isle of Youth was named a “Best Book of 2013” by over a dozen outlets, including NPR, The Boston Globe, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Find Me was selected as a “Best Book of 2015” by NPR and longlisted for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize.

Her stories have appeared in The Paris Review, BOMB, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney’s, Conjunctions, Freeman’s, American Short Fiction, Ploughshares, and One Story, and have been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Mystery Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. Her criticism and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, O, The Oprah Magazine, BOMB, and Vogue.com.

Laura has taught creative writing in the M.F.A. Program at Columbia University, the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, the Fine Arts Work Center, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Tin House Writers’ Workshop. She lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband, the writer Paul Yoon, and their dog, Oscar. She is a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer in Fiction at Harvard University. Her next book, a collection of stories titled I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, will be published by FSG in 2020.

Laura van den Berg Videos

  • Portland LIbrary - Spotlight Lecture - Laura van den Berg - YouTube
    Author Lewis Robinson talks with Laura van den Berg about her new book "The Third Hotel" at this Portland Portland Library Spotlight lecture.
  • Laura Van Den Berg, "The Third Hotel"
    Laura Van Den Berg discusses her novel, "The Third Hotel", at Politics and Prose on 8/13/18. Van den Berg's second novel is set in Havana ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Laura van den Berg?

    Booking fees for Laura van den Berg, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Laura van den Berg, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Laura van den Berg?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Laura van den Berg for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Laura van den Berg for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Laura van den Berg or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Laura van den Berg or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Laura van den Berg is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Laura van den Berg for your event is available upon request. Laura van den Berg generally travels from Cambridge, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Chalene Johnson, Shannon Kopp, Kate Clifford Larson, Caroline Adams Miller and Karen E. Bender. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Laura van den Berg for an upcoming event.

Laura van den Berg Speaker Videos

  • Portland LIbrary - Spotlight Lecture - Laura van den Berg - YouTube
    Author Lewis Robinson talks with Laura van den Berg about her new book "The Third Hotel" at this Portland Portland Library Spotlight lecture.
    Laura Van Den Berg, "The Third Hotel"
    Laura Van Den Berg discusses her novel, "The Third Hotel", at Politics and Prose on 8/13/18. Van den Berg's second novel is set in Havana ...

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