Early life and education
Lauren Oyler was born and raised in Hurricane, West Virginia where she attended the Hurricane High School. She graduated in 2012] from Yale University with a degree in English on a National Merit Scholarship.
After graduating, Oyler moved to Berlin where she worked as a freelance copy editor. In 2015, she moved to New York to become an editor at Broadly, the now-defunct site on gender and identity for Vice.
Her debut novel, Fake Accounts, was published by Catapult in February 2021
Fake Account – 2021