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  • Caron Levis

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    levisc@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - 66 West 12th Street

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    Caron Levis

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    Caron Levis (MFA; LMSW) is the author of several star reviewed and award winning picture books including the Feeling-Friends collection: Mighty Muddy Us, Feathers Together, This Way, Charlie, (Abrams) and Ida, Always (Atheneum)  which the New York Times Book Review calls, "an example of children's books at their best." Other titles include: Stop That Yawn! (Atheneum); Mama's Shoes (Abrams); May I Have A Word? (FSG).  Short stories and plays for teens and adults have won awards, been published in magazines, anthologies and the film adaptation of Attendant won Best Short in The Sunscreen Film Festival West. 

    Caron is a professor at NYU and The New School where she is the coordinator for The New School's Writing for Children/YA MFA program. As a social worker she has facilitated loss & bereavement groups for kids and parents. With a background in acting, meditation, one-to-one work, and over 25 years as an SEL arts educator in various settings. Caron uses a blend of drama and writing techniques to create a variety of interactive workshops for children and adults that approach a playful approach to exploring practical skills. Caron was born, raised, and currently lives in New York City.  Visit her at www.caronlevis.com


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    Caron Levis Author Website


    Current Courses

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project
    NWRG 5920, Spring 2024

    Future Courses

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project
    NWRG 5920, Fall 2024

    Past Courses

    Children's Writing Workshop
    NWRG 5600, Fall 2023

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project
    NWRG 5920, Fall 2023

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