Lois Leveen

Lois Leveen

Award-winning author Lois Leveen dwells in the spaces where literature and history meet.  A confirmed book geek, Lois earned degrees in history and literature from Harvard, the University of Southern California, and UCLA, and taught on the faculty of UCLA and of Reed College. Lois' work has appeared in the New York Times, the LA Review of Books, the Chicago Tribune, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic and on NPR, as well as in numerous literary and scholarly journals and in film and performing arts festivals.  Lois gives talks about history and literature at libraries, bookstores, universities, museums, teacher training programs, and conferences throughout the United States and the world.  She lives in a bright green house in Portland, Oregon, with two cats, one Canadian, and 120,000 honey bees.

You can learn more about her academic background by downloading her CV.

Interviews with Lois Leveen

The State of Shakespeare with James Elliott and Gerritt VanderMeer

State of Wonder, Oregon Public Broadcasting

Dialogue with Marcia Franklin, Idaho Public Television

The Jefferson Exchange, Jefferson Public Radio

The Shakespeare Standard

Shakespeare magazine

Unabridged Chick

International Festival of Authors, Toronto, Canada

The Writer's Voice, broadcast on public radio throughout the US and Canada (Lois' interview begins roughly 30 minutes into the program)

"On Portland, Bikes, and Shakespeare" The Oregonian

Portland Monthly

Romance at Random

Bainbridge Island Review

Historical Novel Review

The John Batchelor Show, 77 WABC New York radio interview

AM Nothwest, KATU-TV television interview

The East Bay Express Perhaps the best opening paragraph for a book review and author interview ever!

LiveWire! Radio on NPR

Writer's Voice with Francesca Rheannon radio interview.

HearSay with Cathy Lewis on WHRV radio interview

The Craig Fahle show on WDET (Detroit NPR) radio interview.

Richmond Magazine

Author Magazine video interview

Book Club Girl podcast

International Business Times

Hodder & Stoughton

Rose City Reader

Kelly O'Connor McNees

Defenders Live 97.3 WRIR Richmond radio interview

Defenders Live 97.3 WRIR Richmond radio interview, part two

The Beck and Burns Show on KXL FM News 101
Lois Leveen
Signing at Powell's
At Jewish Museum
Crowd at Powell's
Artists Talk at Portland Art Museum
At Book Fair
Canby Public Library
Delve Seminar