Caroline Leavitt is an American novelist. Leavitt is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Award in Fiction, and a Goldenberg Fiction Prize. She was also a National Magazine Award Nominee in Personal Essay, a finalist in the Nickelodeon Screenwriting Awards and a quarter finalist in the Fade In/Writers’ Net screenplay competition. A book critic for the Boston Globe, and People, she has also published in New York Magazine, Psychology Today, Redbook, Parenting, and more. She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey with the music journalist and author Jeff Tamarkin and their son.