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Memorial Hall Library

An Evening with Author Jenna Blum

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Jenna Blum is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of Those Who Save Us, (2002) The Stormchasers, (2010) and The Lost Family (2018). She is one of Oprah's Top 30 Women Writers. Her first novel, Those Who Save Us, was 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 Grub Street Writers since the school's founding in 1997. She 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. She has written the screenplay for Those Who Save Us, currently under option, and is working on her fourth novel. Visit

Her books will be available, courtesy of the Andover Bookstore.