Stephanie LaCava is a writer living in New York. She studied International Relations before beginning her career as an assistant at Vogue magazine where she worked until 2010. In December 2012, she released her first book, a hybrid memoir of essays and illustrations entitled An Extraordinary Theory of Objects. Her writing has appeared online and in magazines such as the Los Angeles Review of Books, Texte zur Kunst, The Paris Review, Interview and The Believer. In 2013, LaCava was a judge alongside Lidia Yuknavitch and Maggie Nelson for the Creative Nonfiction category of the PEN American Center’s Literary Awards.