Spotlight on Jen Werner’s WRITERLY STATES, New Author Interview Series

Spotlight on Jen Werner’s WRITERLY STATES, New Author Interview Series

Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in Alumni Profiles, Worth Reading

Rachel Sherman with introduces alum Jen Werner’s WRITERLY STATES:

Writerly States is a new video series in which authors are interviewed and filmed about their writing process. Beautifully shot, edited and produced by founder Jen Werner, this series has featured writers such as Donna Freitas, Diane Mehta, Erika Anderson, Michael Morse, Eliot Schrefer and Adam Wilson. Werner’s goal is “to illuminate as many people and places as possible, through the lens of writing, writers, and the literary world. Via film and words, I’d like to document contemporary literary realities, to widen the access to these communities of writers.”


Read the full piece, “Spotlight on WRITERLY STATES – a new author interview series,” to learn about the inspiration, surprises, and goals behind this project.

Jen Werner was born in New Jersey. Her stories have been published in H.O.W. Journal, Atticus Review, and Gigantic Sequins. She has just completed a collaboration with the artist Angela Fraleigh, a book and exhibition on view until Spring 2016, called Lost in the Light, inspired by the women of the Vanderbilt mansion at Hyde Park. Since 2010, Jen has worked as a reader and online editor for The Literary Review, and is currently a contributing editor. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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