Peter Lovenheim is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine, and other publications. He teaches writing in the Department of English at Rochester Institute of Technology.
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, a first-hand attempt to understand the food chain. He is also author or co-author of several books for the general reader about mediation and conflict 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, selected and edited with Rabbi David Katz, is a collection of contemporary storiesmodern midrashbased on the Hebrew Bible.
Peter Lovenheim has three children and lives in Rochester, New York.