Jennifer Brody is the award-winning author of the The 13th Continuum. Her debut novel sold in a 3-book deal and is being packaged into a television show. Her book is a Gold Medal Winner from the Independent Publisher‘s Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Booklist called The 13th Continuum “an exciting and well built read,” while the Midwest Book review wrote that it “would prove to be an enduringly popular addition to school and community library … collections.” Return of the Continuums and The United Continuums complete this epic trilogy. Translation rights have sold in multiple territories, most notably Russia and China. Her short fiction appears in the From the Stars anthology and Common Deer Press’ Short Tails. She lives and writes in LA, where she’s hard at work on her next book.
In addition to her publishing work, Jennifer is a graduate of Harvard University, a creative writing instructor at the Writing Pad, and a board member for the non-profit Roswell Award and the Tomorrow Prize. After studying film at Harvard University, Jennifer began her career in Hollywood. Highlights include working for Platinum Dunes and New Line Cinema, most notably on The Lord of the Rings, The Golden Compass, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. She also produced the feature film Make It Happen starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Tessa Thompson for The Weinstein Company. She founded the multi-platform film and television production company Continuum Entertainment Group with the goal of developing high-concept IP genre content for entertainment platforms.
She is represented by Deborah Schneider (Gelfman Schneider/ICM Partners) for books, Josie Friedman (ICM) for TV/Film, and Curtis Brown for UK and foreign rights.
More info on her film/TV Production Company Continuum Entertainment Group
Professional Groups & Workshops/Residencies Attended:
- Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA)
- BookPod, Social Media Platform for Authors
- Sirenland Writers Workshop, Meg Wolitzer workshop (Positano, Italy)
- Tin House Summer Writers Workshop, Victor Lavalle workshop in 2015 & Kelly Link workshop in 2017 (Portland, OR)
- Big Sur Children’s Writing Workshop (Big Sur, CA)
- Wellstone Center Residency (Santa Cruz, CA)
- Lemon Tree House Residency (Tuscany, Italy)
- Banff Centre for the Arts, Winter Residency (Banff, Canada)