Biographies: Last Name beginning with 'L'

Winona LaDuke is an Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe) enrolled member of the Mississippi Band of Anishinaabeg. She...
Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London and raised in Rhode Island, growing up with “conflicting...
Laila Lalami is the author of the novels Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, a finalist...
Lewis Lapham became editor of Harper’s Magazine in 1976, having worked for the San Francisco...
Michael Lawler’s many theatrical credits include The Importance of Being Earnest, To Kill a Mockingbird...
Photographer An-My Lê was born in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1960 and arrived in the United...
Don Lee is the author of three books including most recently the novel Wrack and...
Hermione Lee, a critic and biographer, is the author of several books including The Novels...
Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, of Chinese parents. He and his...
Joanne Lefrak makes drawings of places that are deeply embedded with history and meaning, such...
David Lehman is the editor of Oxford Book of American Poetry, published in 2006, the...
Brad Leithauser‘s novel, Darlington’s Fall, was called “an amazing merger of art and science, verse...
John Leonard reviews books every month for Harper’s Magazine and television every week for New...
Born in Topeka, Kansas in 1979, Ben Lerner is the author of three books of...
Still life photographer Laura Letinsky uses the dining table as a focal point, assembling objects...
Dana Levin grew up in the Mojave Desert in California and attended Pitzer College and...
Philip Levine is known for his original style and voice. Readers of American poetry recognize...
Deborah Levy, playwright, novelist and poet, was born in 1959 in South Africa and after...
Gideon Levy, who was born and resides in Tel Aviv, Israel, is a columnist and...
James Brandon Lewis, recently named in Ebony magazine’s “7 Musicians 30 and under to watch,”...
Avi Lewis is an award-winning Canadian television journalist and documentary filmmaker. He is well known...
Peter Lewis is a poet and a member of the board of Copper Canyon Press...
Sol LeWitt, a leading artist of the Minimalist and Conceptual movements, stressed the importance of...
Yiyun Li grew up in Beijing and came to the United States in 1996. Her...
Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1958, the poet Sarah Lindsay works as a copy...
David Lipsky is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine. His fiction and nonfiction have...
Layli Long Soldier holds a BFA in creative writing from the Institute of American Indian...
James Longenbach is the author of several works of literary scholarship, including Modernist Poetics of...
Barry Lopez‘s books include the nonfiction works Arctic Dreams, which won the National Book Award...
David Wong Louie was born and raised in New York and was educated at Vassar...

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