Shelley Levitt

Shelley Levitt is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and editor. A former senior writer for People magazine and West Coast editor of Self, she covers health, food, travel, culture, beauty, business, and education for print and digital publications. She began her career at High Times Magazine, long before pot was legal, and went on to write a score of cover stories for People on domestic abuse, eating disorders in Hollywood, and the death of River Phoenix, among other topics; midlife reinvention for More magazine, and features on everything from how to address the problem of food deserts in America to finding the perfect vegan mascara.