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J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the New York Times best-selling novels "Commencement," "Maine" and "The Engagements." "Maine" was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011. "The Engagements" was one of People Magazine’s Top Ten Books of 2013 and an Irish Times Best Book of the Year. It is soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon and distributed by Fox 2000.
Courtney’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, New York magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Real Simple and O: The Oprah Magazine, among many others. She is a co-editor, with Courtney Martin, of the essay anthology "Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists." She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Her new book is "Saints for All Occasions."