MAY 17, 2016: JENN’S SCREENPLAYS GAIN ACCOLADES
Jenn’s screenplay adaptation of Etched On Me placed in the semifinals of ScreenCraft’s Short Film Production Fund and 3rd Annual Fellowship competitions. Hollywood production companies are also currently reading the script, so stay tuned!
JULY 27, 2014: JENN FEATURED AS GUEST BLOGGER
Jenn has recently made Q & A and guest blog post appearances on Penguin’s Book Country blog, Literary Mama, The Practicing Writer, Shelf Pleasure, Girls Love To Read, Silver’s Reviews, and Jorie Loves a Story.
APRIL 27, 2014: JENN PRESENTS AT INTERNATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE
Jenn traveled to Berkeley, CA for the 4th International Conference on Families With Parental Mental Health Challenges, where she presented a lecture entitled “BPD, Parental Self-Harm, and Child Protection: Confronting Stigma While Ensuring Safety.”
APRIL 3, 2014: ETCHED ON ME EARNS STUNNING REVIEWS!
In its first two months of publication, Etched On Me has received overwhelmingly positive reviews from an astonishingly diverse range of readers. Media outlets include USA Today, Curve, and the Bilerico Project.
DECEMBER 19, 2012: JENN SELLS THIRD NOVEL TO WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
Washington Square Press, a division of Simon and Schuster, will publish Jenn’s latest novel, Etched On Me, in February 2014.
NOVEMBER 27, 2012: JENN FEATURED IN YOU TUBE “I GOT BETTER” CAMPAIGN
Jenn’s video message of compassion and hope for trauma survivors, people with mental illness, and those struggling with self-harm is featured in a series of videos called the I Got Better Campaign. View Jenn’s “I Got Better” video on YouTube.
JUNE 19, 2012: JENN WINS ACCOLADES FROM GLIMMER TRAIN
Jenn’s short story “Damage Control” has been selected as a finalist in Glimmer Train magazine’s April 2012 Family Matters Contest, placing in the top 5% of over a thousand entries. (Click here to view a PDF of the announcement.)
MAY 12, 2012: JENN A FEATURED PRESENTER AT THE RETHINKING PSYCHIATRY SYMPOSIUM
Jenn had the honor of speaking at an innovative and groundbreaking all-day forum exploring alternatives to the current medical treatment paradigm for mental illness. Her presentation, “Not Quite Zen, But On the Mend: Recovering From Self-Harm and Emotional Disregulation, and Living to Write the Tale,” told the often funny, often harrowing, but ultimately brave and triumphant story of her own recovery, and offered participants valuable insight into dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and trauma-informed care.