Children, Memoir, Spirituality
Jennifer Grant is the author of five books for adults including the memoirs Love You More and When Did Everybody Else Get So Old? She also writes for children; her picture books Maybe God Is Like That Too and Maybe I Can Love My Neighbor Too have received multiple awards for excellence in children's literature. Grant is a former newspaper columnist (Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times Media Group) and her work has also been published by Woman's Day, Chicago Parent, Sojourners, and elsewhere.
Grant is a member of the Academy of Christian Editors, the Authors Guild, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She also serves as president of INK: A Creative Collective. Grant received her master's degree in English (with concentrations in literary theory and creative writing) from Southern Methodist University.
Festival Years: 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020
When Did Everybody Else Get So Old?