Peter Lovenheim is an author and journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Parade, Moment magazine, The Washington Post, and other publications. He teaches non-fiction writing at The Writers Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Lovenheim holds a degree in journalism from Boston University and in law from Cornell Law School. In addition to his most recent book, In the Neighborhood, he is author of a previous work of narrative non-fiction, Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf: The Story of One Man, Two Cows, and the Feeding of a Nation (Random House, 2002), a first-hand attempt to understand the food chain. He is also author or co-author of several books for the general reader on dispute resolution, including Mediate, Don't Litigate: Strategies for Successful Mediation, with Lisa Guerin and Becoming a Mediator: Your Guide to Career Opportunities, with Emily Doskow, both from Nolo Press. His book, Reading Between the Lines: New Stories for the Bible, selected and edited with Rabbi David Katz, is a collection of contemporary stories—modern midrash—based on the Hebrew Bible.
Peter Lovenheim lives in Rochester, NY and Washington, DC.