Jennifer Read Hawthorne is an international speaker and award-winning author of seven books, including the New York Times #1 bestselling books Chicken Soup for the Womanís Soul and Chicken Soup for the Motherís Soul.
She is also the editor of numerous books by other authors, including several bestsellers, in the areas of business, self-help, spirituality, health, biography, and memoir.
“Jennifer is one of the most brilliant writers I know and have had the pleasure to work with. She has the extraordinary ability to make any writing come alive with language that is clear, accessible, and engaging. Iíve worked with Jennifer over the past twenty years and have co-authored four New York Times bestselling books with her, so I speak from experience when I say that she brings unwavering dedication, compassionate understanding, and profound insight to every project sheís involved with. She is every writerís dream.” —Marci Shimoff, #1 New York Times bestselling author, Happy for No Reason, Chicken Soup for the Womanís Soul (and others), and featured teacher in The Secret