Texas Book Festival
Event posted by Jennifer Niven
22 Oct 2011 2:15 pm
Jennifer will be appearing on the panel "American Reinventions: The Fiction of Leaving Home," to discuss her newest book, Velva Jean Learns to Fly.
State Capitol Building, Capitol Extension Room E2.028
Niven makes some memorable moonspun magic in her rich fiction debut. It's a touching read, funny and wise, like a crazy blend of Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, a less morose Flannery O'Connor and maybe a shot of Hank Williams.”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Jennifer Niven lives in Los Angeles (where her film Velva Jean Learns to Drive won an Emmy Award and she once played the part of Shania Twain in a music video). Even though she's always wanted to be a Charlie's Angel, her true passion is writing, and her...
Causes Jennifer Niven Supports
Alley Cat Allies
The American Cancer Society
Jennifer’s Favorite Books
To Kill a Mockingbird, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, In Cold Blood, A Good Man is Hard to Find