Lauren Elkin

Lauren Elkin is a writer, academic, and translator, and the author of Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Her work has been published in, among others, the New York Times, The Guardian, Frieze, and the White Review, where she is a contributing editor. She lives in Paris.
She is the non-fiction winner of 2017 the French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation Translation Prize, for translating Jean Cocteau: A Life by Claude Arnaud // Yale University Press