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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," an…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 mo…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)
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Save Me, Kurt Cobain

3.46 avg rating — 607 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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My Life as a Diamond

3.95 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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