Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is American short story writer and a best-selling novelist. She was born in Chicago but was raised in San Francisco. Egan graduated from Lowell High School and later joined the university of Pennsylvania where she majored in English Literature.

While studying for her undergraduate degree, Egan dated Steve Jobs who helped her install a Macintosh computer in her bedroom. After her graduation, she spent two years St. John’s College, Cambridge under the sponsorship of Thouron Award.

Books in order of publication:

Goon Squad Books

A Visit from the Goon Squad(2010) 
The Candy House(2022) 


The Invisible Circus(1994) 
Look at Me(2001) 
The Keep(2006) 
Manhattan Beach(2017) 

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Why China?(2016)

Children’s Books

Jack the Brave Conquers the Snow(2012) 

Short Story Collections

Emerald City(1993)


Making the Trees Shiver: An Anthology of the First Six Years of the Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival(2011) 
The Writer’s Library(2020) 
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