Michael Lowenthal is the author of
the novels Charity Girl (2007), Avoidance (2002)
and The Same Embrace (1998). His
short stories have appeared in Tin House, the Southern Review,
the Kenyon Review, and Witness, and have been widely anthologized. Three of
his stories have received "Special Mention" in Pushcart Prize anthologies. He
has also written nonfiction for the New York Times Magazine, Boston
Magazine, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, Out,
and many other publications.
Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as an editor for University Press of New England, where he founded the Hardscrabble Books imprint, publishing such authors as Chris Bohjalian, W.D. Wetherell, and Ernest Hebert. He studied English and comparative religion at Dartmouth College, from which he graduated in 1990 as class valedictorian.
He now lives in Boston, where he teaches creative writing at Boston College and in the low-residency MFA program at Lesley University, and serves on the Executive Board of PEN New England.
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