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Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Author of The Naturals, Killer Instinct, and Raised by Wolves

Bio: Jennifer Lynn Barnes (who mostly goes by Jen) was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has been, in turn, a competitive cheerleader, a volleyball player, a dancer, a debutante, a primate cognition researcher, a teen model, a comic book geek, and a lemur aficionado. She's been writing for as long as she can remember, finished her first full book (which she now refers to as a "practice book" and which none of you will ever see) when she was still in high school, and then wrote Golden the summer after her freshman year in college, when she was nineteen.

Jen graduated high school in 2002, and from Yale University with a degree in cognitive science (the study of the brain and thought) in May of 2006. She was awarded a Fulbright to do post-graduate work at Cambridge, and then returned to the states, where she is hard at work on her PhD.

Website: http://www.jenniferlynnbarnes.com/
Jennifer's Twitter: @jenlynnbarnes
Texas Reading List Selection: Every Other Day (Lone Star Reading List 2013)

Earlier Event: December 1
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