Lois Leveen

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Award-winning author Lois Leveen dwells in the spaces where literature and history meet. Her work has appeared in numerous literary and scholarly journals, as well as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Bitch magazine, The Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, and on NPR. Lois gives talks about writing and history at universities, museums, and libraries around the country. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with two cats, one Canadian, and 60,000 honeybees. Visit her online at LoisLeveen.com and Facebook.com/LoisLeveen.

Photograph by John Melville Bishop

Lois Leveen

Become a Fan

Award-winning author Lois Leveen dwells in the spaces where literature and history meet. Her work has appeared in numerous literary and scholarly journals, as well as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Bitch magazine, The Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, and on NPR. Lois gives talks about writing and history at universities, museums, and libraries around the country. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with two cats, one Canadian, and 60,000 honeybees. Visit her online at LoisLeveen.com and Facebook.com/LoisLeveen.

Photograph by John Melville Bishop

Books by this Author

My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

SEP 23
7:30 PM
in person appearance
POWELLS CITY OF BOOKS
1005 W. Burnside St.
PORTLAND, OR 97209
SEP 24
7:00 PM
in person appearance
THIRD PLACE BOOKS
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
SEP 26
12:00 PM
in person appearance
PNBA
"Celebrations of Authors" Event
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Let's have as much fun as possible.

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. Babysitter, donut bakery worker, bagel bakery worker (I come from a land of round baked goods), boring part-time office job where I worked with some guy named Barack Obama, camp counselor, women's clinic worker, waitress, college TA, college professor, federal education grant director, education and education philanthropy expert, strategic communications consultant

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 11/15

Q. What is your favorite television show?

A. Slings and Arrows, and not just for the Shakespeare connection.

Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?

A. I went to a large public high school on Long Island, NY, and then to Harvard. Quite a culture shock transitioning from one to the other. I also have graduate degrees from University of Southern California (Go Trojans!) and UCLA (Go Bruins!)

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