LAUREN SHIPPEN is a writer best known for her work in fiction podcasts and the author of The Infinite Noise. She is the creator and sole writer of The Bright Sessions, a popular radio drama. She also co-produced the #1 podcast Passenger List, for which she got a BBC Audio Drama Award, a Webby, and a British Podcast Award, and authored MARVELS, an audio adaptation of the popular comic. Lauren was recognized to Forbes' 2018 30 Under 30 in Media list, as well as MovieMaker Magazine's and the Austin Film Festival's 25 Screenwriters to Watch lists. She grew up in Bronxville, New York, and was born in New York City. She now resides in Los Angeles.