Jennifer Weiner

Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of fourteen books, including Good in Bed, The Littlest Bigfoot, and her memoir Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing. A graduate of Princeton University and contributor to the New York Times Opinion section, Jennifer lives with her family in Philadelphia. Visit her online at

Books by this Author

Little Bigfoot, Big City
The Littlest Bigfoot
Hungry Heart
Who Do You Love
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Don't pick it." My Mom told me that, and it applies to any number of situations.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Meeting one of my literary heroes -- one of the men whose work made me think that I could become a writer, too. He turned out to be a horrible sexist who claimed to never read books by women. I'm still getting over that one.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Integrity, sense of humor, willingness to share dessert.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Backup singer! I actually got to live the fantasy for a night when the Rock Bottom Remainders, an all-author supergroup, came to town, and I sang back-up on "Mustang Sally." I have no idea how I sounded, or even if my microphone was on, but I loved it, loved it, loved it.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I love to read, I like to cook, and I love hanging out with my daughters.


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