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Author of Best Known Young Adult Novel, "Elsewhere," and New York Times Best Seller, "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry”

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Gabrielle Zevin’s writing career began at 14 years old when an angry letter to her local newspaper about a Guns ‘n’ Roses concert resulted in a job as a music critic. Over several novels for adults and young people, she has written about female soldiers in Iraq, mafia princesses in a retro-future New York City, teenage girls in the afterlife, talking dogs, amnesiacs, and the difficulties of loving one person over many years.

Gabrielle Zevin’s debut, “Margarettown,” was a selection of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. “The Hole We’re In,” was on Entertainment Weekly’s Must List and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice. Entertainment Weekly wrote, “Every day newspaper articles chronicle families battered by the recession, circling the drain in unemployment and debt or scraping by with minimum-wage jobs. But no novel has truly captured that struggle until now.” Publishers Weekly called the novel, “A Corrections for our recessionary times.”

Her best known young adult novel is “Elsewhere.” “Elsewhere,” an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, was nominated for a Quill Award and received the Borders Original Voices Award. The book has been translated into over 20 languages. Of “Elsewhere,” the New York Times Book Review wrote, “Every so often a book comes along with a premise so fresh and arresting it seems to exist in a category all its own… Elsewhere, by Gabrielle Zevin, is such a book.”

She is the screenwriter of “Conversations with Other Women” (Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Eckhart) for which she received an Independent Spirit Award Nomination. In 2009, she and director Hans Canosa adapted her novel “Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac” (ALA Best Books for Young Adults) into the Japanese film,” Dareka ga Watashi ni Kiss wo Shita.” She has also written for the New York Times Book Review and NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Zevin is a graduate of Harvard University. After many years in New York City, she recently moved to Los Angeles. Her eighth novel, the New York Times Best Seller “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry,” was published in April 2014 by Algonquin in the US, by Penguin in Canada, and by Little, Brown in the UK (as The Collected Works of A.J. Fikry). It will be published in 25 languages.

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Gabrielle Zevin Biography

Gabrielle Zevin’s writing career began at 14 years old when an angry letter to her local newspaper about a Guns ‘n’ Roses concert resulted in a job as a music critic. Over several novels for adults and young people, she has written about female soldiers in Iraq, mafia princesses in a retro-future New York City, teenage girls in the afterlife, talking dogs, amnesiacs, and the difficulties of loving one person over many years.

Gabrielle Zevin’s debut, “Margarettown,” was a selection of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. “The Hole We’re In,” was on Entertainment Weekly’s Must List and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice. Entertainment Weekly wrote, “Every day newspaper articles chronicle families battered by the recession, circling the drain in unemployment and debt or scraping by with minimum-wage jobs. But no novel has truly captured that struggle until now.” Publishers Weekly called the novel, “A Corrections for our recessionary times.”

Her best known young adult novel is “Elsewhere.” “Elsewhere,” an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, was nominated for a Quill Award and received the Borders Original Voices Award. The book has been translated into over 20 languages. Of “Elsewhere,” the New York Times Book Review wrote, “Every so often a book comes along with a premise so fresh and arresting it seems to exist in a category all its own… Elsewhere, by Gabrielle Zevin, is such a book.”

She is the screenwriter of “Conversations with Other Women” (Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Eckhart) for which she received an Independent Spirit Award Nomination. In 2009, she and director Hans Canosa adapted her novel “Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac” (ALA Best Books for Young Adults) into the Japanese film,” Dareka ga Watashi ni Kiss wo Shita.” She has also written for the New York Times Book Review and NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Zevin is a graduate of Harvard University. After many years in New York City, she recently moved to Los Angeles. Her eighth novel, the New York Times Best Seller “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry,” was published in April 2014 by Algonquin in the US, by Penguin in Canada, and by Little, Brown in the UK (as The Collected Works of A.J. Fikry). It will be published in 25 languages.

Gabrielle Zevin Videos

  • Gabrielle Zevin - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - YouTube
  • Interview with Gabrielle Zevin - YouTube
  • Gabrielle Zevin - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - YouTube

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  • How much does it cost to book Gabrielle Zevin?

    Booking fees for Gabrielle Zevin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gabrielle Zevin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Gabrielle Zevin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gabrielle Zevin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gabrielle Zevin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gabrielle Zevin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gabrielle Zevin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Gabrielle Zevin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Gabrielle Zevin for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Gabrielle Zevin generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are C.J. Box, Lois Lowry, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Kwame Alexander and Stephen Chbosky. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gabrielle Zevin for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Gabrielle Zevin Speaker Videos

  • Gabrielle Zevin - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - YouTube
    Interview with Gabrielle Zevin - YouTube
  • Gabrielle Zevin - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - YouTube

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