Michael Lowenthal

Michael Lowenthal is the author of four novels: The Same Embrace, Avoidance, Charity Girl (a New York Times Book Review “Editors’ Choice” and Washington Post “Top Fiction of 2007” pick), and The Paternity Test (a Lambda Literary Award finalist). Lowenthal has taught creative writing at Boston College and Hampshire College, and as the Picador Guest Professor for Literature at Leipzig University. Since 2003 he has been a faculty member in the low-residency MFA program at Lesley University. His new book, published in March 2021, is a short story collection, Sex with Strangers.