About Jennifer Zobair
Jennifer writes multicultural women’s fiction and creative non-fiction. She is a graduate of Smith College and Georgetown Law School and has practiced corporate and immigration law. She is the author of the debut novel Painted Hands (St. Martin's Press, 2013), and the co-editor of Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay (White Cloud Press, 2015). Her essays have been published in The Huffington Post, The Rumpus, The Feminist Wire, The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, and elsewhere. She has spoken both about writing and about the intersection of religion and gender at a variety of academic and cultural institutions, including Columbia University, Brown University, Xavier University, the Boston Public Library, and the Jewish Community Center in New York City. Additionally, she has been featured on both radio and television, including Boston’s WCVB-TV, to discuss her novel.
Jennifer’s favorite fiction tends to be multicultural, and you can find a suggested reading list here. She lives in the DC area where she is currently at work on her second novel about family secrets, seemingly-conditional love, and, ideally, the incredible, redemptive power of being welcomed home.