Michael Leviton is the author of the memoir To Be Honest (Abrams Press) and the children's picture book My First Ghost (Hyperion). He has published illustrated paperbacks for Scholastic's READ 180 Literacy Program, and has worked as a celebrity picture book ghostwriter at HarperCollins. He has contributed music to the HBO series Bored To Death, published nonfiction in the New York Times and The Atlantic, appeared on the radio program This American Life, and worked as a screenwriter at RKO Pictures. He is the founder of The Tell, a storytelling/music series. He holds a BA from Wesleyan University.