I'm the author of 23 books, including a few books for writers, Céline Dion's authorized biography, a Marilyn Monroe bio authorized by her estate, a couple of children's picture books, and adult nonfiction books on topics ranging from fertility to bullying. My books have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, Dr. Drew, Access Hollywood, The View, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, and in People, Time, and many others.

Some of my books are mine alone, but I often work as a ghostwriter both for celebrities and "regular people" with great stories to tell. I also write for many magazines, including Writer's Digest.

I hope you'll explore this site and learn more about me and my work. Thanks for visiting!

sm-celineforwebsite-66x92 "Never in my life have I wanted a journalist, a writer, to talk to me again. It’s hard for me to open up and trust. This is the first time I called to say, ‘I want to see her. Ask her if she wants to see me again.’ There’s something about you."

- Céline Dion

sm-joevitale2-66x92 "I LOVE working with Jenna! She listens attentively, writes clearly and quickly, and is a joy to be with. She gets my highest recommendation."

- Joe Vitale

sm-scottforsite-66x92 "I know in my heart that God hand picked you to help write His story and the role that I played in it. You did an amazing job. I could not have done it without you. I treasure the time we spent together. I am so blessed to have worked with you, but even more blessed to have made a friend in you for life."

- Scott Rigsby

What People Say About Jenna

  • "Since her stellar work on The Marilyn Monroe Treasures, Jenna is the type of writer I am always trying to find projects for. She is an editor's joy: she consistently produces fresh, clean, and compelling prose, meets every deadline, and pours herself wholeheartedly into the success of the project. I would recommend Jenna instantly to anyone looking for a strong and flexible writer for any subject."-Meghan Cleary, editor, becker&mayer!
  • "I worked with Jenna on The Pregnancy Project, a memoir she wrote with Gaby Rodriguez. Jenna is incredibly professional and managed to write—and revise!—a fabulous manuscript under a very tight schedule. The quality of her work is superb and she is nice on top of it! Working with Jenna has been a joy all around, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anyone in need of a professional non-fiction writer."-Zareen Jaffery, editor, Simon & Schuster

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News & Events

Jenna is working with Erik Rees of the Jessie Rees Foundation on a book about Jessie's life, to be released in 2014 by Zondervan.

The Pregnancy Project, which Jenna wrote with Gaby Rodriguez, has been named to the Illinois Teen Book Award list.

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Books For Adults

Books For Kids

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Where to Find Me Online

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You can see lots and lots of interviews with me on this page.


You can also join the Honoring Nick Markowitz group to offer your support to Susan Markowitz (my friend and writing client), whose son's murder was the basis of the movie Alpha Dog.


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