Leigh Newman

Leigh Newman is the author of Still Points North and is the deputy editor of Oprah.com where she writes about books, life, happiness, survival, and — on rare, lucky days — food. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in One Story; Tin House; The New York Times Modern Love and City sections; Fiction; New York Tyrant; O, The Oprah Magazine; Oprah.com; Condé Nast Brides; Condé Nast Concierge; Travel Holiday; Ski; Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel; and Bookforum. Her work has been anthologized in Crown’s The Collected Traveler book series and My Parents Were Awesome (Villard, 2011). She was the co-editor for One Ring Zero’s The Recipe Project (Black Balloon, 2011) and currently serves as an editor-at-large for the indie press Black Balloon Publishing.