Gabrielle Zevin

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Gabrielle Zevin
Gabrielle Zevin signs The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry at Vroman's Bookstore, April 2014.
Gabrielle Zevin signs The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry at Vroman's Bookstore, April 2014.
BornGabrielle Zevin
(1977-10-24) October 24, 1977 (age 42)
Notable worksElsewhere, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Gabrielle Zevin (born October 24, 1977, New York City) is an American author and screenwriter.


Zevin's first novel Elsewhere was published in 2005. It was nominated for a 2006 Quill award, won the Borders Original Voices Award, and was a selection of the Barnes & Noble Book Club. It also made the Carnegie long list. The book has been translated into over twenty languages.

In 2007 Zevin was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay for Conversations with Other Women which starred Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart and was also directed by Hans Canosa.

In 2014, her eighth novel, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, debuted on the New York Times Best Seller List.

Personal life[edit]

Zevin graduated from Harvard University in 2000 with a degree in English & American Literature and lives in Los Angeles.[1]

Zevin's father is a Russian-Jewish American, and her mother is Korean.[2][3]



Young adults[edit]


  • Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (novel) (2007)
  • Elsewhere (2005)

Anya Balanchine series[edit]

  • In the Age of Love and Chocolate (2013)
  • Because It Is My Blood (2012)
  • All These Things I've Done (2011)


Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac has been made into a Japanese live-action movie of the same name.



  1. ^ "Gabrielle Zevin's Official Website". Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "In 'Storied Life,' Characters Come With A Reading List". NPR. March 28, 2014. Retrieved May 24, 2015.
  3. ^ Werris, Wendy (November 8, 2013). "By the Book: Gabrielle Zevin". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved May 24, 2015.

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