About J&K

Jennifer Worick‘s latest book, the revised edition of Things I Want to Punch in the Face, hit the shelves in Fall 2015 and immediately generated great buzz. Jennifer is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex, and she has co-authored or written more than 25 other hilarious and helpful books, including her newest titles, Beyond the Family Tree: A 21st Century Guide to Exploring Your Roots & Creating Connections and Simple Gifts: 50 Little Luxuries to Craft, Sew, Cook & Knit. Formerly the editorial director at Running Press, she has written and reviewed countless book proposals and shepherded many successful titles to market.

Blog: jenniferworick.comBlog: thingsiwanttopunchintheface.blogspot.comTwitter: @Jennifer_Worick | Facebook: The Collected Works of Jennifer Worick

Kerry Colburn is a Seattle-based author, editor, and cocktail drinker, and mom of two young girls. She is the author of many nonfiction titles including Mama’s Big Book of Little LifesaversHow to Have Your Second Child First, Good Drinks for Bad Days and So, You Want to Be Canadian? She’s also a monthly columnist for Seattle’s Child and pens articles for a variety of online and print publications, including American Baby. As the Executive Editor for Chronicle Books in San Francisco, Kerry acquired and developed a wide range of best-selling book and gift product franchises, including those for The Bad Girls Guides, Andy Warhol, Anne Taintor, and Emily the Strange.

Blog: Secondchildfirst.wordpress.comFacebook: How to Have Your Second Child First

In addition to their workshops and talks, Jen and Kerry are available for personal consultation on your book idea or proposal. Contact them for rates.

Follow us on twitter @jenandkerry


In addition to our private classes and workshops, we’ve also taught at the following conferences or institutions:

  • University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education
  • Hugo House
  • San Miguel Writers Conference
  • Chuckanut Writers Conference
  • Whidbey Island Writers Conference
  • Pacific Northwest Writers Association Summer Conference
  • Northwest Independent Editors Guild Red Pencil in the Woods Conference
  • The Seattle Public Library
  • Seattle 826
  • PubCamp

If you are interested in having us teach at your event, please drop us an e-mail.



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