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Lois Leveen

Lois Leveen

Author's Bio

Lois Leveen holds degrees in history and literature from Harvard University, UCLA, and the University of Southern California. A former faculty member at UCLA and Reed College, she regularly leads workshops and gives talks about race, literature, and American history at campuses, conferences, museums, and libraries around the country.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Secrets of Mary Bowser (HarperCollins Publishers, 2012)
Prizes:
Newberry Library Fellowship, 2013 Target Book Club Pick, 2012 Lambda Literary Award, 2009 (anthology contributor) Dean's Summer Scholarship Award, Reed College, 2002. Stillman-Drake Research Award, Reed College, 2001-2002. Ruby Grant for Faculty-Student Collaboration, Reed College, 2001. Dean's Summer Scholarship Award, Reed College, 2001. George Eliot Dissertation Prize, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, 2000. Ethelyn Simmons Memorial Dissertation Fellowship, UCLA, 1997-1998. Jean Stone Dissertation Fellowship, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, 1997. University Pre-Doctoral Merit Fellowship, USC, 1992-1994. Adams House Arms, Harvard University, 1990. David Mason Little Award, Harvard University, 1989.

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Listing last updated: November 13, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
New York, NY
Raised in:
NY

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