Jennifer Vanderbes

Jennifer Vanderbes is the author of the novels The Secret of Raven Point, Easter Island, and Strangers at the Feast, and is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a New York Public Library Cullman Fellowship. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Granta and has been translated into sixteen languages. She lives in New York City. Visit her website at

Books by this Author

The Secret of Raven Point
Strangers at the Feast


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Author Revealed

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Bach

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. Bartender, Waitress, Receptionist, Textbook Proofreader

Q. What is your favorite television show?

A. Michael Apted's UP series

Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?

A. Yale

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