Jennifer Kaufman is a bestselling novelist and award-winning journalist. She has written feature stories for national publications and is currently a freelance writer living in Los Angeles.
Her first novel, LITERACY AND LONGING IN LA was on the LA Times Bestseller List for 15 weeks reaching #1 and also won the 2006 Best Fiction Award from the Southern California Bookseller’s Association. Her second novel, A VERSION OF THE TRUTH, was on the LA Times Bestseller list.
In 2010 and 2011, she co-wrote (with Karen Mack) a regular column about books for the LA Times Magazine entitled The Lonely Hearts Book Club.
Jennifer Kaufman was a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times for 10 years. She is a two-time winner of the Penney-Missouri Journalism Award for Feature Writing and Spot News Reporting.
Ms. Kaufman spent three years as Bureau Chief for Fairchild Publications, Woman’s Wear Daily and W magazine in Milan and Rome. Prior to that, she worked for Fairchild Publications in New York covering business, film and features. She was formerly a staff reporter for the Baltimore News American and The Prince George’s County Sentinel in Bethesda, Maryland.