Jason F. Wright

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Jason F. Wright (born February 1, 1971 in Florissant, Missouri) is an American author and occasional actor.


Jason Fletcher Wright was born on February 1 near St. Louis, Missouri to Willard Samuel Wright and Sandra Fletcher Wright. His family lived and traveled throughout Europe until 1975., and later lived in Chicago, Illinois and Charlottesville, Virginia.

Wright starred as Elliot in Troll 2, a 1990 cult horror movie often considered to be among the worst movies of all time, and was interviewed in the 2010 documentary Best Worst Movie.

His 2007 novel, The Wednesday Letters, reached #6 on The New York Times bestseller list.[1][2][3] It also appeared on the Wall Street Journal and USAToday bestseller lists.[4] The paperback edition, published by Penguin, was on The New York Times trade paperback bestseller and extended lists for 36 weeks in 2008-2009.

His 2005 novel, Christmas Jars, was also a New York Times bestseller, appearing on the paperback list in 2007. The film has been in development and is slated for production in 2015.

His debut novel, The James Miracle, was first released in 2004. A 10 year anniversary edition was released in October 2014.

In addition to his novels, Jason writes a weekly column for the Deseret News. He also writes for FoxNews, the Blaze and the Northern Virginia Daily. His political op/eds on issues ranging from pop culture to politics have appeared in more than 50 newspapers and magazines across the United States including Glenn Beck's Fusion Magazine, The Washington Times, The Chicago Tribune, and Forbes.

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Jason also works as a political and public policy consultant and was the founder of PoliticalDerby.com, a political website known for ranking the candidates running for the White House in 2008. The website was sold in 2012 to Matador Web Group.


  • The 96th Annual Apple Valley Barn Dance (2013)
  • The 13th Day of Christmas (2012)
  • The Wedding Letters (2011)
  • Seventeen Second Miracle (2010)
  • The Cross Gardener (2010)
  • Christmas Jars Reunion (2009)
  • Penny's Christmas Jar Miracle (2009)
  • Recovering Charles (2008)
  • The Wednesday Letters (2007)
  • Christmas Jars (2005)
  • The James Miracle (2004)

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