Lauren Scovel

Laura Gross Literary Agency

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Lauren Scovel grew up outside of Seattle and graduated from Emerson College with a degree in Writing, Literature, and Publishing as well as Theatre Studies. She began her publishing career as an editorial intern at Aevitas Creative Management (formerly Zachary Shuster Harmsworth). Lauren's editorial work can be seen at The Millions and Pangyrus. She also worked as an indie bookseller for several years.

Lauren is looking to amplify underrepresented stories and voices, and is especially interested in both fiction and narrative nonfiction with a timely, distinctive story and a diverse cast of characters.

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Vital Info

Fiction: Commercial, LGBTQ, Literary
Non-Fiction: History, Journalism, LGBTQ, Memoir, Pop Culture, True Crime

Favorite sub-genres:
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Favorite Books/Authors:

Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

White Tears by Hari Kunzru

Severance by Ling Ma

The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Patricia Lockwood

Carmen Maria Machado

Ottessa Moshfegh

Maggie Nelson

Claudia Rankine

Favorite Movies/TV Shows:

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind


Moulin Rouge

Shakespeare in Love

The Simpsons

When Harry Met Sally...


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