Jennie Fields

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General Information

Name: Jennie Fields

Pen Name: None


Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois






Illinois Connection

Fields was born in Chicago and was raised in Highland Park. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing and painting from The University of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jennie Fields received a master's degree from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. An Illinois native, she spent 25 years as an advertising creative director in New York and currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Published Works

  • Lily Beach , Grand Central Publishing, 1993
  • Crossing Brooklyn Ferry , Morrow, 1997
  • The Middle Ages , Morrow, 2002
  • The Age of Desire , Edbury, 2012

Titles at Your Library

Lily Beach

ISBN: 0446670383
Release Date: 1994-08-01

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Crossing Brooklyn Ferry: A Novel

ISBN: 0060099437
Release Date: 2002-07-23

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The Middle Ages

ISBN: 0688145906
Release Date: 2002-07-23

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The Age of Desire. by Jennie Fields

ISBN: 0091949718
Release Date: 2012-08-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Fields loves participating in book groups who are reading The Age of Desire. Many people have questions about how I came to write the book, how much of the book is based in fact and what eventually happened to the characters later in their lives. If you’d be interested in having her speak, complete the online form on her website.

External Links

Jennie Fields on WorldCat


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