Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jessica Bendinger  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1966 in Oak Park, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Bendinger is a Chicago native.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bendinger is a novelist, screen writer and producer. She has written several films. She was also a writer and creative consultant for ''Sex and the City'' as well as a producer of the 2005 film ''The Wedding Date'' starring Debra Messing. She also wrote and directed ''Stick It'', released in April 2006 as her directorial debut. Bendinger is a former model who worked for designer Stephen Sprouse and appeared on the runway in the film ''Slaves of New York''. She was named by Glamour Magazine as one of Hollywood’s “Most Powerful Women Under 40” in 2005.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The Seven Rays /
ISBN: 1416938397. OCLC Number: 180756399

Simon & Schuster BFYR,. .

Brilliant, seventeen-year-old Beth's newly acquired psychic abilities lead her to uncover secrets about her past, bond her to an attractive young man, and send her from Illinois to New York to rendevous with six similarly gifted young women.

The Seven Rays.
ISBN: 9781501284137. OCLC Number: 907204416

Brilliance Audio. .