EJ Levy

Contact Information

Phone: 202-631-3451

Email: ej.levy@colostate.edu

Website: http://www.ejlevy.com

Office: Eddy 342

Office Hours: Mondays, 12-3PM & by appointment

Role: Faculty

Position: Associate Professor

Concentration:
  • Creative Writing (Fiction and Nonfiction)

Department: English

Biography

EJ Levy's fiction and essays have appeared in the Paris Review, Best American Essays, The New York Times, and The Nation, among other places, and have won many awards including a Pushcart Prize. Her anthology, Tasting Life Twice: Literary Lesbian Fiction by New American Writers, received a Lambda Literary Award. Her debut story collection, Love, In Theory (2012) won a Flannery O'Connor Award, a 2012 ForeWord Book of the Year Award (Bronze), was named a 2013 Best Indie Book of the Year by Kirkus, and received the 2014 GLCA New Writers Award (previously given to Alice Munro, Louise Erdrich, Richard Ford, and Mary Szybist, among others, for their first books). Levy's story collection was published in French by Editions Rivages in 2015 and  received excellent reviews in Le Monde, Le Figaro, and Elle; it was also the featured book in Paris Vogue's August 2015 issue.

Education

MFA (OSU); BA (Yale)

Publications

EJ Levy is the author of the story collection LOVE, IN THEORY (2012), a French edition of which was released in 2015. She has also written a memoir, AMAZONS: A LOVE STORY (2012). She edited the Lambda Award winning anthology TASTING LIFE TWICE: Literary Lesbian Fiction by New Anerican Writers.