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Lauren Markham

Markham is a writer based in Berkeley, California, focusing on issues related to youth, migration, and the
environment. Her work has appeared in outlets including VICE, Orion, NewYorker.com, The Guardian,
Guernica, and VQR, where she is a contributing editor. For over a decade, she has worked in the fields of
refugee resettlement and immigrant education. Her most recent book is "The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life," which is a finalist for the 2017 LA Times Book Prize in Current Interest.