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Leveen, Lois

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Lois Leveen dwells in the spaces where literature and history meet.   A former faculty member at UCLA and Reed College, Lois holds degrees from Harvard University, the University of Southern California, and UCLA. Her work has appeared in African American Writers, African American Review, The Chicago Tribune, the Huffington Post, MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States), The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and on NPR. The Secrets of Mary Bowser (HarperCollins, 2012), her novel based on the true story of a former slave who became a Union spy in the Confederate White House, is a Target Book Club pick, bringing detailed research about African American history to popular audiences.  Lois gives talks about writing, history, and the meaning of race in American culture at universities, museums, and libraries around the country.


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