Jennifer Brown (author)

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Jennifer Brown
Born (1972-05-11) May 11, 1972 (age 44)
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Period 2009–present
Genre Realistic fiction for teens (YA fiction) and children
Women's fiction (as Scott)[1]
Children 3

Jennifer Marie Brown (born May 11, 1972) is an American writer best known for teen fiction including her debut novel Hate List (2009). At least from 2013 she also writes fiction under the name Jennifer Scott.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Brown was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and lives there with her husband and three children, as of 2014.[2] She was once a humor columnist for The Kansas City Star, in which she won the Erma Bombeck Global Humor Award in 2005 and 2006.[citation needed]


Teen fiction
  • Hate List (Little, Brown, September 1, 2009)
  • Bitter End (May 10, 2011)
  • Perfect Escape (July 10, 2012)
  • Thousand Words (May 2013)
  • Torn Away (May 2014)
  • Say Something: a Hate List novella (Hachette Audio, 2014), read by Ivan Martinovic, OCLC 869469958
Children's fiction

Brown now also writes fiction for pre-teens. The Library of Congress classifies these stories by subject (LCSH) as astronomy fiction, family fiction, middle-school fiction, etc.; not as science fiction (select LCCN).

Women's fiction as Jennifer Scott

Brown now writes women's fiction, too, under the name Jennifer Scott.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Jennifer Scott Author". [Jennifer Brown] ( Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  2. ^ "About Me". Jennifer Brown ( Retrieved 2014-08-21.

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