Cindy Lovell is the executive director of The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut. She previously served as the executive director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Missouri.
Lovell has authored two children's novels and dozens of articles, textbook chapters, and essays. She was a contributing editor for the Mensa Research Journal for seven years and has been a contributor to The Huffington Post since 2010.
Lovell co-authored Down the Mississippi with CNN iReporter Neal Moore. In 2011, she wrote and co-produced Mark Twain: Words & Music, a double-CD telling Twain's life in spoken word and song featuring Jimmy Buffett, Garrison Keillor, Clint Eastwood, Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, and others.
In 2015, Lovell wrote the narrative for Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited, a double-CD benefit for the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.