Caron Levis (2010)

caronlevis4webCaron enjoys writing fiction and plays for children, teens, and adults. Her first picture book for children, Stuck with the Blooz, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2012, was selected by Bankstreet College’s Children’s Book Committee as one of the Best Children’s Books of the Year. New picture books, Ida, Always and Stop That Yawn! are forthcoming from Atheneum; May I Have A Word? will be published by Farrar, Strauss& Giroux.


Her story Permission Slip has recently been re-published in FAKES, a new anthology by W.W. Norton, edited by David Shields and Matthew Vollmer.  Permission Slip and other short stories for teens and adults have been published by Fence Magazine, the New Guard Review, Persea Books; have been listed in the Best American Non-required Reading, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and won her fellowships from the NYFA, Saltonstall Foundation, and SLS Literary Seminars.  Her plays have won Audience favorite at the Estrogenius Festival,  been selected for the Samuel French OOB Festival’s Final Forty, and adapted for film.