For Immediate Release
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Amy King, VIDA Executive Board
VIDA WELCOMES JENNIFER WEINER TO ITS ADVISORY BOARD!
September 6, 2016 —VIDA: Women in Literary Arts is honored to welcome celebrated bestselling author Jennifer Weiner to our advisory board!
For years, Weiner has been a fearless and outspoken advocate in the media on issues of gender parity and sexism in the publishing industry, and a strong supporter of the work we do. We are thrilled she will join VIDA in our efforts to amplify women’s voices in the publishing world.
Weiner will serve on VIDA’s Advisory Board as a mentor and advocate, lending her years of expertise and experience, alongside Jennifer Baumgardner, Soraya Chemaly, Jodi Picoult, Corinne Segal, Cheryl Strayed and Jamia Wilson.
A #1 New York Times bestselling author, Jennifer Weiner’s books have spent over five years on the New York Times bestseller list with over 11 million copies in print in 36 countries. She is the author of the novels Good in Bed (2001); In Her Shoes(2002), which was turned into a major motion picture starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaine; Little Earthquakes (2004); Goodnight Nobody (2005); the short story collection The Guy Not Taken (2006); Certain Girls (2008); Best Friends Forever (2009); Fly Away Home (2010); Then Came You(2011); The Next Best Thing (2012); All Fall Down (2014) and Who Do You Love (2015). Her debut middle-grade book, The Littlest Bigfoot, will be published in September of 2016. Her first nonfiction collection, Hungry Heart, will appear in October of 2016. Jennifer can be found on Facebook, on Twitter, on Instagram and, in real life, Philadelphia, where she lives with her family.
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