C. Leigh Purtill

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C. Leigh Purtill
C. Leigh Purtill Author.jpg
Born May 26
Germany
Occupation novelist
Nationality American
Period 2007 - present
Genre Young adult fiction

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C. Leigh Purtill (b. May 26,) is an American author of young adult fiction.

Biography[edit]

Purtill was born in Frankfurt, Germany and grew up on the east coast of the United States, mostly in the suburbs of Connecticut and Pennsylvania.[1][2] Purtill graduated from Mount Holyoke College with degrees in anthropology and dance. She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She later received a Master of Science in film production at Boston University.[3] Film work took her to New York City where she became a script supervisor [4] on films, music videos and commercials.[5]

In early 2000, she moved to Los Angeles with her husband where she worked as a broadcast standards editor (network censor) for The WB Television Network later renamed The CW Television Network on such shows as The Gilmore Girls and 7th Heaven.[6][7]

Purtill currently resides in West Hollywood with her husband.[3] Her latest book, Chasing the Falls, was self-published after having two books published by Penguin Group the author decided to go it alone.

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Novels[edit]

  • Chasing the Falls (2012)
  • Jennifer Aniston is My Best Friend - AKA: Love, Meg (2007 -2012)

Fat Girls in L.A. series[edit]

  • Fat Girls in L.A. (Book 1: All About Vee) - AKA: All About Vee (2008 - 2011)[8]
  • Fat Girls in L.A. (Book 2: The Rise of Ginny) (forthcoming 2012)[8]

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