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- September 1st 2009
(first published 1908)
- Date of birth: June 23, 1961
- Born: in Pittsburgh, The United States.
- Description: Leavitt is a graduate of Yale University and a professor at the University of Florida, where he is the co-director of the creative writing program. He is also the editor of Subtropics magazine, The University of Florida's literary review.
Leavitt, who is openly gay, has frequently explored gay issues in his work. He divides his time between Florida and Tuscany, Italy.