|Education||University of Florida|
|Occupation||Writer and Blogger|
Rebecca "Maud" Newton is a writer, blogger, book reviewer and former lawyer born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Miami, Florida. Newton was raised in a fundamentalist Pentecostal household and attended college and law school at the University of Florida and currently resides in Brooklyn.
She was awarded the 2009 Narrative Prize for "When the Flock Changed," an excerpt from her novel-in-progress. In 2009 she also wrote an essay for The Los Angeles Times about her decision to write a novel instead of a memoir. Her book reviews and opinions have been published in venues such as the New York Times Book Review, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, American Prospect The Awl and NPR. Her essays and fiction have been published in Narrative Magazine, Granta, Swink, Eyeshot, Pindeldyboz, Maisonneuve, Mr. Bellers Neighborhood and other venues, including the anthologies When I Was a Loser and Love is a Four-Letter Word.
- "Site Read: We chat with the founders of three of our favorite websites". Entertainment Weekly. 2006-06-15. Retrieved 2008-04-15.
- "A Talk With Maud Newton". Yahoo Picks!. 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2008-04-15.
- Newton, Maud (2010-03-22). "Sarah Palin's Planet Earth and the End Times". The Awl.
- Newton, Maud (2009-07-14). "Doubt". Bookforum.
- Newton, Maud (2008-03-16). "Hustle and merlot". BostonGlobe.
- "When the Flock Changed". Narrative Magazine. Retrieved 2011-03-04.
- "Off the Shelf: Maud Newton's life - a novel, not a memoir". Los Angeles Times. 2009-11-22.[dead link]
- "Maud Newton About". 2009-04-15.
- "KIRKUS REVIEW LOVE IS A FOUR-LETTER WORD".
- "Maud Newton Writing". Retrieved 2008-04-15.