Jean Hanff Korelitz

Jean Hanff Korelitz is the author of the novels The Devil and Webster (coming in 2017), You Should Have KnownAdmission, The White Rose, The Sabbathday River and A Jury of her Peers. She has also written a novel for children, Interference Powder, and a collection of poetry, The Properties of Breath. Her non-fiction has appeared in many anthologies and in publications such as Vogue, Real Simple, Reader’s Digest and The New York Times. Admission was the basis for the 2013 feature of the same name, starring Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Lily Tomlin.


Born and raised in Manhattan and educated at Dartmouth College and Clare College, Cambridge, she lives in New York City with her family.