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Jill Grunenwald

Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author

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Jill Grunenwald Cleveland writer with pink hair stands against an ivy backdrop

"A stylish and sparkly writer"

The New York Times

Hudson Ohio
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Reading Behind Bars

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Running With a
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Reading Behind Bars

About Jill
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Called "a stylish and sparkly writer" by the New York Times, Jill Grunenwald is the bestselling author of Running with a Police Escort: Tales From the Back of the Pack and Reading Behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian.


Reading Behind Bars was a 2020 Ohioana Book Awards finalist and shortlisted for the 2020 In the Margins Social Justice and Advocacy Book Award.

Other writing has appeared in Bust, Bitch, Tor, the Millions, and Cleveland Magazine. 

You can follow Jill on Twitter and Instagram @Jill_Grun 

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