The Women’s Speaker Series Welcomes Jenna Blum to the Lynden Sculpture Garden, Wednesday, August 12
Jenna Blum, author of Those Who Save Us, The Stormchasers and the novella "The Lucky One," featured in the collection Grand Central
Fee: $25/$22 members – includes an autographed copy of Those Who Save Us, refreshments by MKELocalicious and admission to the sculpture garden — come early for a stroll around the grounds!
Register online: http://www.lyndensculpturegarden.org/JennaBlum
Jenna Blum is the New York Times and # 1 international bestselling author of novels Those Who Save Us (Harcourt, 2004) and The Stormchasers (Dutton, 2010); novella “The Lucky One” in the postwar anthology Grand Central (Penguin, 2014); and audio course “The Author At Work: The Art of Writing Fiction” (Recorded Books, 2014). Jenna is also one of Oprah’s Top 30 Women Writers.
Jenna’s debut novel Those Who Save Us is a New York Times and international bestseller and was Holland’s # 1 bestseller in 2011. Those Who Save Us is also a Boston Globe bestseller and 2005 winner of the Ribalow Prize, adjudged by Elie Wiesel. Those Who Save Us is a perennial book club favorite; to discuss the novel, Jenna visited over 800 book clubs in the Boston area alone.
Jenna’s second novel, The Stormchasers, which Jenna researched by chasing tornadoes for eight years, is an international bestseller, Boston Globe bestseller, Target Emerging Author Pick, Borders bestseller, and has been featured in French Elle.
Jenna earned a B.A. at Kenyon College and an M.A. in Creative Writing at Boston University, where she taught Creative and Communications Writing for 5 years and was editor of AGNI Literary Magazine. Jenna has taught fiction and novel workshops for Boston’s Grub Street Writers for almost 20 years and is a regular column contributor to Grub Daily. Based in Boston, Jenna travels nationally and internationally to speak about her novels; she visits book clubs in person, by phone, or via Skype.
Read more and register here: http://www.lyndensculpturegarden.org/JennaBlum
About the Women’s Speaker Series
Margy Stratton, founder and executive producer of Milwaukee Reads, founded this series featuring writers of particular interest to women in 2012. We are joined this year by series sponsor Bronze Optical and treats sponsor MKELocalicious.
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The panelists will offer brief overviews of their home institutions and curatorial interests beginning at 6:30 pm.