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Lesléa Newman

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Lesléa Newman is the author of 60 books including A Letter to Harvey Milk, Nobody's Mother, Hachiko Waits, Write from the Heart, The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, The Best Cat in the World, and Heather Has Two Mommies.

Lesléa (pronounced "Lez-LEE-uh") Newman is the author of 60 books including A Letter to Harvey Milk, Nobody's Mother, Hachiko Waits, Write from the Heart, The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, The Best Cat in the World, and Heather Has Two Mommies.

She has received many literary awards including Poetry Fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Highlights for Children Fiction Writing Award, the James Baldwin Award for Cultural Achievement, and three Pushcart Prize Nominations. Nine of her books have been Lambda Literary Award finalists.

Read her full biography at lesleanewman.com.

Blog posts

Piercy, Marge - still image [media]

How do I love Marge Piercy?

How do I love Marge Piercy? Let me count the ways:

Lesléa Newman

How To Make Matzo Brei

It has to be Sunday morning,
not just any Sunday morning
the Sunday morning of Passover

Topics: Food, Passover, Poetry

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Lesléa Newman ." (Viewed on November 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/lesl-newman>.

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RT @FigTreeBks: Mazal tov to the latest group of Rising Voices Fellows. Looking forward to reading your work. http://t.co/ItBXWYXumt