Biography

 (Photo: Chuck Kennedy)


(Photo: Chuck Kennedy)

Steven Levingston is the nonfiction editor of The Washington Post and author of “Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over Civil Rights.” He has written two other books: “Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris” (Doubleday, 2014) and “The Kennedy Baby: The Loss that Transformed JFK” (Washington Post eBook, 2013).

Before becoming nonfiction editor at the Post, Levingston worked for the Wall Street Journal, the International Herald Tribune, the Associated Press and the China Daily, with stints in Beijing, Hong Kong and Paris.  He grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University.