Caroline Leavitt is the author of Cruel Beautiful World, and the New York Times bestsellers Is This Tomorrow and Pictures of You, as well as eight other novels.
A book critic for the San Francisco Chronicle and People, she’s the recipient of a New York Foundation of the Arts Grant in Fiction, and was a finalist in both the Sundance Screenwriters’ Lab and the Nickelodeon Screenwriters’ Fellowships.
From Leavitt's Q&A with Beverly Willett at South Magazine:
What’s the most profound thing you’ve uncovered about yourself?Learn more about the book and author at Caroline Leavitt's website and blog.
It was with my current novel. I ended up writing about my relationship with my real-life sibling. I meant it to be a love letter to our relationship. Growing up she was my hero. And then she changed and became troubled and unhappy. And I’m this Pollyanna. I kept trying to help her and the more I tried the worst things became with us. As I was writing, the question became “how do you help someone you love when they don’t want your help?” The answer is...[read on]
The Page 69 Test: Pictures of You.
My Book, the Movie: Pictures of You.
The Page 69 Test: Is This Tomorrow.
My Book, The Movie: Is This Tomorrow.
My Book, The Movie: Cruel Beautiful World.
The Page 69 Test: Cruel Beautiful World.
Writers Read: Caroline Leavitt (October 2016).