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Steil, Jennifer


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      • found: Steil, Jennifer. The woman who fell from the sky, 2010:ECIP t.p. (Jennifer Steil) data view (Jennifer F. Steil)
      • found: Steil, Jennifer. The ambassador's wife, c2015:ECIP t.p. (Jennifer Steil)
      • found: jennifersteil.net 07-28-2014:(Jennifer Steil; The ambassador's wife, Jennifer Steil is an award-winning American writer, journalist, and actor currently living in La Paz, Bolivia. Her first book, The Woman Who Fell From the Sky (Broadway Books, 2010) is a memoir about her experiences as editor of the Yemen Observer newspaper in Sana'a. Jennifer's second book, a novel titled The Ambassador's Wife, will be published by Doubleday in the spring of 2015. Jennifer has lived outside of the US since she moved to Yemen in 2006 to take over the Yemen Observer. After four years in Yemen, she, her husband, and her daughter, moved to London, where she continued writing her novel and worked as a freelance journalist. While there, her work included a long piece on Yemen for the World Policy Journal, a Yemen piece for the German paper Die Welt, and stories on Kate & Will's royal wedding, London's 9/11 monument, and British politics for the Washington Times. After completing a bachelor's degree in theatre at Oberlin College, she spent four years working as an actor in Seattle. She has a master's degree in creative writing/fiction from Sarah Lawrence College, and also holds a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Since 1997, she has worked as a reporter, writer, and editor for newspapers and magazines in the US and abroad, while continuing to perform when in a country where it is legal to do so (ie, not Yemen). In 2001, she helped to launch The Week magazine in the US, and worked there for five and a half years, writing the science, health, theatre, art, and travel pages. She moved to Bolivia with her family in September 2012)
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      • 2009-09-09: new
      • 2014-07-29: revised
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