Kendra Levin

Kendra Levin

Kendra Levin is an executive editor at Penguin, as well as a teacher, coach, and author. She has taught classes for a range of populations from media professionals to prison inmates, and has spoken at conferences, run workshops, and facilitated retreats for writers and other creative artists in over twenty states. She currently facilitates classes for parolees with the Focus Forward Project.

Kendra is the author of The Hero Is You, a grounded guide to a more fulfilling creative process. Her advice for writers has been featured in Writer's Digest and on the National Novel Writing Month blog, among others. Kendra's theatrical works have been produced Off- and Off-Off Broadway and regionally, and her eclectic professional writing credits include celebrity speeches, bar guides, and Mad Libs. Her home base is New York City.

Visit her at and follow her @kendralevin.

Please note that Kendra does not accept queries or submissions for publication through this site, and that any views she expresses here are her own and do not reflect the views of Penguin Random House.

Author of

The Heart of Writing

Self-help for writers
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