Leslie M. Levy is an author, public speaker, and mental health advocate. She is currently seeking publication for her novel, Lullabies in Bedlam. Leslie earned her Bachelor's degree in English at California State University, Northridge. She later graduated with a Master in Social Work degree from California State University, Long Beach. She became a certified instructor through a program at the Therapeutic Writing Institute and taught creative writing classes. Leslie speaks to diverse audiences as a NAMI In Our Own Voice presenter, sharing her own recovery story with others. When not writing, she enjoys playing table tennis, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, and terrier puppy Milo.