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Jenny Manzer

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Jenny Manzer is the author of SAVE ME, KURT COBAIN, which was nominated for the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize. She has a degree in Creative Writing and was a finalist for the 2013 CBC Creative Non-Fiction Prize, one of Canada’s most prestigious literary competitions. She lives with her family in Victoria, British Columbia and spends a lot of time at baseball games.

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Jenny Manzer I'm working on another YA novel, this time about young women on an inner-city track team. They are funny, rowdy, loyal, trash-talking "fast girls,"…moreI'm working on another YA novel, this time about young women on an inner-city track team. They are funny, rowdy, loyal, trash-talking "fast girls," and I am having a blast writing about them as well as exploring some of the darker problems faced by elite teen athletes. I am calling it Bridesmaids meets Friday Night Lights. For now.(less)
Jenny Manzer I try to write a few hundred words every day, even they aren't all "keepers." If I am having trouble with a scene, I try to plough through so I can…moreI try to write a few hundred words every day, even they aren't all "keepers." If I am having trouble with a scene, I try to plough through so I can move on to the next one. That's why revision is so important!(less)
Average rating: 3.52 · 601 ratings · 184 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Save Me, Kurt Cobain

3.45 avg rating — 541 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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My Life as a Diamond

4.12 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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The release day for SAVE ME, KURT COBAIN is coming near! If you pre-order SAVE ME, KURT COBAIN from now until March 8, 2016, I’ll mail you a signed bookmark PLUS a cute sticker. Send a screenshot to confirm pre-order purchase by email to jenny@jennymanzer.com with the subject line: PRE-ORDER OFFER or Tweet confirmation to @jennymanzer. I may even throw in a temporary tattoo, and you can’t have... Read more of this blog post »
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