Lauren Michele Jackson is an assistant professor of English at Northwestern University and the author of the essay collection White Negroes. She is a contributing writer at The New Yorker, where her recent work includes an adventure through gamified stardom in The Sims and the racial politics of voice acting. She is currently at work on a second book, with Amistad Press.

She is represented by William Callahan at Inkwell Management.

Reach her via mail @ laur.m.jackson at gmail dot com.

She tweets, when active, @ proseb4bros.