JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN is the author of ten books, including She's Not There: a Life in Two Genders, and I'm Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted,both published by Random House. A novelist, memoirist, and short story writer, she is also a nationally known advocate for civil rights. Jenny has appeared on theOprah Winfrey Show, Live with Larry King, the Today Show, the Barbara Walters Special, NPR's Marketplace and Talk ofthe Nation; she has also been the subject of a documentary on CBS News' 48 Hours.
Her work appears regularly on the op/ed page of theNew York Times as well as in Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Since 2008 Jenny has served on the National Screening Committee of the Fulbright Scholars administered by the U.S. Department of State.
Jenny launches a new young adult series, Falcon Quinn, in summer of 2010, with the publication of Falcon Quinn & the Black Mirror (HarperCollins). The books, among other things, are about monsters.
Jenny has taught at Colby College, in Maine, since 1988, where she has served as co-chair of the English department and Director of Creative Writing. She lives in Belgrade Lakes, ME with her family.
Her next public appearance will be onJune 9, at the Brattle Theatre at Harvard, in Cambridge, MA.