Lara Prescott has been a raspberry picker, professional animal protection advocate, and international political operative. She's lived in Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Namibia. Currently, she is a Fiction Fellow at the Michener Center for Writers, herds cats, and envies people with old trucks. Lara's work has appeared in The Southern Review, The Hudson Review, CrazyhorseTin House Flash Fridays, Day One, and more. She lives in Texas with her husband, the activist/author Matthew Prescott, and is at work on a novel.

Lara is represented by Jeff Kleinman at Folio Literary Management.