Caroline Leavitt

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Caroline Leavitt is an American novelist. She is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels.

Leavitt is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Award in Fiction, and a Goldenberg Fiction Prize. She was also a National Magazine Award Nominee in Personal Essay, a finalist in the Nickelodeon Screenwriting Awards and a quarter finalist in the Fade In/Writers' Net screen play competition. A book critic for The Boston Globe, and People, she has also published in New York Magazine, Psychology Today, More, Cookie, Redbook, Parenting, and more. She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey with the music journalist and author Jeff Tamarkin and their son.[1][2][3]


  • Pictures of You
  • Girls In Trouble
  • Coming Back To Me
  • Living Other Lives
  • Into Thin Air
  • Family
  • Jealousies
  • Lifelines
  • Meeting Rozzy Halfway
  • The Wrong Sister


  1. ^ Caroline Leavitt: An Interview, BiblioBuffet
  2. ^ biographypage, Caroline Leavitt Website
  3. ^ Galant, Debra. "IN PERSON; The Parent Not Chosen", The New York Times, April 25, 2004. Accessed February 6, 2013. "Ms. Leavitt and her husband, Jeff Tamarkin, who edits Global Rhythm, a world music magazine, did not get nearly as far as the adoptive parents in Girls in Trouble.... The 48-year-old Ms. Leavitt -- who grew up in Waltham, Mass., and moved to Hoboken in 1992 -- is no stranger to tragedy."

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