Jennifer Grant is the author of five books for adults; she is currently at work on a sixth, a book of evening reflections called Dimming the Day (Broadleaf Books, 2021). Grant also writes for children. Her book Maybe God Is Like That Too won a gold medal from the Moonbeam Spirit Awards for excellence in children's literature and was named a book of the year finalist in the Foreword Indies awards. Her second picture book, Maybe I Can Love My Neighbor Too, is a Junior Library Guild official gold standard selection. Her third work for children, A Little Blue Bottle, launched in September 2020, and she has several more in the works.
A former newspaper columnist (Sun-Times Media papers, Chicago Tribune), Jennifer divides her time between creative work and work as an editor and editorial consultant (developmental editing, collaborative writing, proposal assistance.) She speaks at writers conferences and curates the "Faith and Food" page for CompassionateChristianity.org. Leading up to the 2020 presidential election, she is co-hosting a series of interviews called, "Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election." Jennifer received her MA in English literature from Southern Methodist University. She is a member of SCBWI, NSNC, the Authors Guild, Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honor Society), and ACE (Academy of Christian Editors). She is president of INK: A Creative Collective. A lifelong Episcopalian and mother of four, she loves visiting independent bookstores, watching birds at her backyard feeder, and traveling with her husband David.
Connect with Jennifer at Jennifer Grant.com.