Jen Lancaster

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General Information

Name: Jen Lancaster

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1967 in New York


Website: www.jennsylvania.com

Email: jenwritesbooks@gmail.com


Illinois Connection

Lancaster now lives in Chicago with her husband.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jen Lancaster was an associate vice president for a technology company prior to being laid off after 9/11. Being laid off, and her adaption thereto, became the subject matter for her blog and, later, her books.

Published Works

  • Bitter Is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered, Smart-Ass; or, Why You Should Never Carry a Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office, New American Library, 2006
  • Bright Lights, Big Ass: A Self-Indulgent, Surly, Ex-Sorority Girl's Guide to Why It Often Sucks in the City; or, Who Are These Idiots and Why Do They All Live Next Door to Me?, New American Library, 2007
  • Pretty in Plaid: A Life, a Witch, and a Wardrobe, or, the Wonder Years Before the Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart Ass Phase, New American Library, 2009
  • If You Were Here: A Novel (Originally published in 2010), New American Library, 2012
  • My Fair Lazy: One Reality Television Addict's Attempt to Discover If Not Being a Dumb Ass Is the New Black, or, a Culture-up Manifesto, New American Library, 2011
  • Jeneration X: One Reluctant Adult's Attempt to Unarrest Her Arrested Development; Or, Why It's Never Too Late for Her Dumb Ass to Learn Why Froot Loops Are Not for Dinner, New American Library, 2012
  • Here I Go Again: A Novel, New American Library, 2013
  • The Tao of Martha: My Year of LIVING; Or, Why I'm Never Getting All That Glitter Off of the Dog, New American Library, 2013
  • Twisted Sisters, New American Library, 2015
  • By The Numbers, New American Library, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office

ISBN: 0451217608
Release Date: 2006-03-07

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Bright Lights, Big Ass: A Self-Indulgent, Surly, Ex-Sorority Girl's Guide to Why it Often Sucks in the City, or Who are These Idiots and Why Do They All Live Next Door to Me?

ISBN: 0451221257
Release Date: 2007-05-01

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Pretty in Plaid: A Life, a Witch, and a Wardrobe, or, the Wonder Years Before the Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart-Ass Phase

ISBN: 0451226801
Release Date: 2009-05-05

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If You Were Here: A Novel

ISBN: 9780451236685
Release Date: 2012-03-06

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Pretty in Plaid: A Life, a Witch, and a Wardrobe, or, the Wonder Years Before the Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart-Ass Phase

ISBN: 0451226801
Release Date: 2009-05-05

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Jeneration X: One Reluctant Adult's Attempt to Unarrest Her Arrested Development; Or, Why It's Never Too Late for Her Dumb Ass to Learn Why Froot Loops Are Not for Dinner

ISBN: 9780451233172
Release Date: 2012-05-01

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Here I Go Again: A Novel

ISBN: 0451236726
Release Date: 2013-01-29

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The Tao of Martha: My Year of LIVING; Or, Why I'm Never Getting All That Glitter Off of the Dog

ISBN: 0451417631
Release Date: 2013-06-04

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Twisted Sisters

ISBN: 0451471687
Release Date: 2015-01-06

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Literary Awards

By The Numbers

  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Please Contact Scott Miller of Trident Media Group: smiller@tridentmediagroup.com

External Links

Jen Lancaster on WorldCat

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