Jennifer Gilmore

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Jennifer Gilmore (born 1970) is an American novelist.

Early life[edit]

Gilmore received her Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University in 1992 and her Master of Fine Arts in fiction from Cornell University in 1997.[citation needed]


Gilmore's first novel, Golden Country, was published by Scribner in 2006 and was a New York Times Notable Book,[1] a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.

Her second novel, Something Red, was published by Scribner in March 2010 and received glowing reviews from the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, O, the Oprah magazine, the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and more. Mariner Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, published the paperback in March 2011.

Gilmore's work has appeared in many anthologies and magazines including The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, Nerve and Salon.


Gilmore lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, the painter, Pedro Barbeito.[citation needed]


  1. ^ 100 Notable Books of the Year, The New York Times, 2006, retrieved 2006-04-21