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Shortridge, Jennie 1959-

Shortridge, Jennie 1959-

PERSONAL:

Born September 23, 1959, in Grand Forks, ND.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Seattle, WA.

CAREER:

Worked in marketing, 1980-95; freelance writer, 1995—.

MEMBER:

Pacific Northwest Writers Association, Denver Woman's Press Club (member of board of directors, 2000-02).

WRITINGS:

Riding with the Queen (novel), New American Library (New York, NY), 2003.

Eating Heaven (novel), New American Library (New York, NY), 2005.

SIDELIGHTS:

Jennie Shortridge told CA: "I am a writer because I can't not be one. I write to examine the universal story through the personal lens. I write to put another voice, another viewpoint, out into a world where too many of the voices I hear aren't telling my story, or my family's and friends' stories. Reading was my salvation as a kid; and now, writing is."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, September 1, 2003, Lynne Welch, review of Riding with the Queen, p. 62.

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