Janet Levine is a writer and teacher. Her publications include four books: Leela’s Gift; Lulu, a novel; Inside Apartheid, the political memoir of her activism in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa; and Know Your Parenting Personality. The Enneagram Intelligences, nominated for the Grawemeyer Education Award 2000, is considered a “classic” in Enneagram literature (there are several foreign editions as well).
Her latest work is Reading Matters: How Literature Influences Life. Her current project is a historical novel, Veld Fire, set in 1960, South Africa. A decades long freelance journalist, she has been published in the New York Times magazine, Boston Globe, The Yale Review, and many other publications. She is a residency fellow at the VCCA and the Hambidge Center and a member of the Authors' Guild. Currently, she teaches Literature and Philosophy at Milton Academy, Massachusetts.