Leigh Newman

Leigh Newman


Leigh Newman’s memoir about Alaska Still Points North (Dial Press) was a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle John Leonard Prize. Her fiction, essays and book reviews have appeared in One Story, Tin House, The New York Times, Fiction, New York Tyrant, Vogue, O The Oprah Magazine, Bookforum, and others. She has received fellowships from Breadloaf and the Corporation of Yaddo. She currently serves as Books Editor of Oprah.com and editor-at-large at Catapult Publishing. She teaches at the M.F.A program at Sarah Lawrence College.

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"What really sets this fearless memoir apart is the writing"
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A startlingly beautiful and distinctive voice...a tour de force"
Mira Bartok, author of Memory Palace
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