Jennifer Vanderbes is an esteemed American author and a distinguished voice in the realm of contemporary literature. She has an impressive array of professional experiences spanning from English literature and history to creative writing and film. A native of New York City, Vanderbes majored in English Literature at the prestigious Yale University and acquired her Masters in Fine Arts from the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
Vanderbes is best known for her gripping novels, "Easter Island" and "Strangers at the Feast," which brilliantly blend historical fact with arresting storytelling and have been translated into 16 languages. Awarded for "Easter Island" with the Borders Original Voices Award, her ability to create vivid, relatable characters and bring worlds to life through intricate plotting makes her works a favorite among discerning readers around the globe.
In addition to her novels, Vanderbes has also proven herself in the sphere of academia with her academic writings translated into various languages and published in notable peer-reviewed journals. Furthermore, her scripts have stood out in the Hollywood film industry, and she is a respected member of the literature and creative writing faculties at Colgate University and the New School. Portraying a multi-faceted and dynamic career, Vanderbes remains a powerhouse of literary and academic brilliance.