Jenifer Levin Biography

Jenifer Levin an American fiction writer, noted for her contributions to lesbian fiction. As well as writing fiction, she has contributed to the New York Times and Washington Post. The Washington Post called her a member of the “lesbian literati”.

Levin, herself a former competitive swimmer, has set many of her novels in the world of competitive sport, receiving attention for her coverage of gender, power, and sexuality in that context. Her first novel was Water Dancer, the tale of a long-distance swimmer recovering from a nervous breakdown, whose trainer and his wife both fall in love with her.

The New York Times noted that Levin involved her readers successfully in “an odd world”, but criticized the characters’ depth and the lack of resolution to their difficulties. Levin is Jewish. Her third novel, Shimoni’s Lover, was set in Israel. In 1993 she produced The Sea of Light, which the Dallas Morning News called “beautiful and probing.”

The Sea of Light was voted 8th in a Bywater Books (a lesbian publisher) poll of the ten most important lesbian novels of the 20th century. Her fifth published book, Love and Death and Other Disasters, collected stories written over a period between 1977 and 1995.

Jenifer Levin Age

Levin she was born on 31 October 1955, in the United States.

Jenifer Levin Height and Weight

Levin stands tall at an average height and has an average body weight

Jenifer Levin Parents

Levin information about her family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. We will update this section once this information is available.

Jenifer Levin Lesbian, Children

Levin has two sons, adopted from Cambodia. She has spoken several times of her experiences adopting as a single gay woman, from a country that does not formally allow foreign adoptions, including in a 1995 volume Wanting a Child edited by Jill Bialosky and Helen Shulman.

Jenifer Levin Net Worth

Levin’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million.

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