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Jeanne Blasberg

THE NINE
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Jeanne Blasberg is the author of The Nine and Eden, winner of the Beverly Hills Book Awards for Women’s Fiction and finalist for both the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Fiction and the Sarton Women’s Book Award for Historical Fiction. Eden was released in May 2017 and The Nine was released in August 2019, both by She Writes Press.

After graduating from Smith College, Jeanne embarked on a career in finance. Even as she worked primarily with numbers, she always had an interest in writing. She made stops on Wall Street, Macy’s, and wrote case studies at Harvard Business School before turning seriously to fiction. 

Jeanne is the founder of the Westerly Memoir Project as well as a board member of the Boston Book Festival and GrubStreet. Jeanne and her husband have three grown children and split their time between Boston, MA and Westerly, RI.