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Jenna Blum

THOSE WHO SAVE US
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Jenna Blum is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of novels Those Who Save Us (Harcourt, 2002) and The Stormchasers (Dutton, 2010) and novella “The Lucky One” in the collection Grand Central (Berkeley/ Penguin, 2014). Jenna is also the author of the audiobook course The Writer At Work: The Art of Writing Fiction (Recorded Books, 2014). Jenna’s third novel, The Lost Family, will be published by Harper Collins June 5, 2018.

Jenna is one of Oprah’s Top 30 Women Writers. Her first novel Those Who Save Us, a New York Times bestseller, the #1 bestselling novel in Holland in 2011, and the 2005 winner of the Ribalow Prize, awarded by Hadassah Magazine and adjudged by Elie Wiesel. The Stormchasers was an international bestseller, a Borders Pick, and a feature in French Elle. Jenna is based in Boston, where she has taught fiction and master novel workshops at GrubStreet Writers since the school’s founding in 1997. Jenna earned her M.A. in Creative Writing from Boston University, where she taught Creative Writing and journalism and was the fiction editor for AGNI Literary Magazine. From 1993-1997, Jenna interviewed Holocaust survivors for the Steven Spielberg Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. Jenna is a professional public speaker, traveling nationally and internationally to speak at universities, libraries, events, and book clubs—for Those Who Save Us, Jenna visited over 800 book clubs in the Boston area alone! Jenna has written the screenplay for Those Who Save Us, currently under option, and is working on her fourth novel. To learn more about Jenna, please visit www.jennablum.com and follow her on Facebook, Twitter (@Jenna_Blum), and Instagram.