Leigh Newman

Leigh Newman's memoir about growing up in Alaska, Still Points North, came out in 2013 and was a finalist for the National Book Critic Circle first book prize. Her short stories, essays and book reviews have appeared in One StoryTin HouseThe Northwest Review, Fiction, Vogue, Bookforum, the New York Times Sunday Book Review, and other magazines. She has received fellowships from The Corporation of Yaddo and The Edward Albee Institute. Currently, she serves as editor-at-large for Black Balloon Publishing,and is the books editor at Oprah.com. 2015–