David Levithan - Author Picture

David Levithan - Author

David Levithan won the Lambda Literary Award for his debut novel Boy Meets Boy, but is probably best known for his collaborations with John Green (Will Grayson, Will Grayson) and Rachel Cohn (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, which was also made into a film).

As well as being a New York Times best-selling author, David is also a highly respected children’s book editor, whose list includes many luminaries of children’s literature, including Garth Nix, Libba Bray and Suzanne Collins. He lives and works in New York.

David says

‘I find it downright baffling to write about myself, which is why I’m considering it somewhat cruel and usual to have to write this brief bio and to update it now and then. The factual approach (born ’72, Brown ’94, first book ’03) seems a bit dry, while the emotional landscape (happy childhood, happy adolescence – give or take a few poems – and happy adulthood so far) sounds horribly well-adjusted. The only addiction I’ve ever had was a brief spiral into the arms of diet Dr Pepper, unless you count My So-Called Life episodes as a drug. I am evangelical in my musical beliefs.’

Featured Books, with extracts, by David Levithan

Reader ReviewedAnother Day
David Levithan
A is neither male nor female but wakes up each day in a different teenage body. Readers first met A in Levithan's bestselling novel Every Day, which was told from A's perspective. In this companion novel, a girl called Rhiannon...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/07/2015
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How They Met and Other Stories
David Levithan
Award-winning David Levithan captures the joy and the despair that accompany the many different ways of falling in and out of love. In 18 vivid, beautifully written short stories he is funny, warm-hearted, passionate, romantic, furious and just plain sexy...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2014
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Every Day
David Levithan
Winner of the UKLA Award 2015 in the 12 - 16 years category. A stunningly original and edgy exploration of love, longing and the boundaries of identity that will make you view the world from a different perspective. Both funny...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/08/2013
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Are We There Yet?
David Levithan
Two brothers, Italy and love…it's a potent combination. Elijah and Danny really don't get on. They seem to have nothing except their shared blood in common. But, when their parents dispatch them to Italy they find they can be closer...
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Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 05/02/2007
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