Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Jessica Brody: author info
Jessica Brody knew from a young age that she wanted to be a writer. She started self “publishing” her own books when she was seven years old, binding the pages together with cardboard, wallpaper samples and electrical tape.
After graduating from Smith College in 2001 where she double majored in Economics and French and minored in Japanese, Jessica later went on to work for MGM Studios as a Manager of Acquisitions and Business Development. In May of 2005, Jessica quit her job to follow her dream of becoming a published author.
In four short years , Jessica has sold nine novels (two adult novels to St. Martin’s Press and seven young adult novels to Farrar, Straus, Giroux.) The Fidelity Files, her debut, released in stores (in real binding) in June of 2008 and the the follow-up, Love Under Cover in November 2009. The Karma Club, Jessica’s debut young adult novel released in April of 2010 and her second YA release, My Life Undecided just recently hit bookstores in June 2011.
52 Reasons to Hate My Father (which was recently optioned for film) will be out in Summer 2012 and Unremembered, (also optioned for film), the first book in a new teen sci-fi series, will be released in early 2013.
Jessica’s books are published and translated in over twelve foreign countries including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Russia, Brazil, China, Portugal, Israel, and Taiwan. Click here for a full list of foreign sales and publishers.
Jessica now works full time as a writer and producer. She currently splits her time between Los Angeles and Colorado.
For more about Jessica click HERE
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