My Life as a Diamond

Orca Book Publishers

Jenny Manzer

Jenny Manzer is a writer, editor and the author of books for young adults and children. A former journalist, she has always loved both reading and telling stories. She has a degree in English from Trent University and is a graduate of the University of Victoria’s Writing program. Born in Toronto, she lives in Victoria, British Columbia with her family, who taught her a lot about baseball. Her books include My Life as a Diamond (Orca Book Publishers) and the young-adult novel Save Me, Kurt Cobain (Random House). She can’t throw a curve ball but does know the meaning of an eephus pitch.


Manzer, J. My Life as a Diamond (2018). Victoria, British Columbia: Orca Book Publishers.

Manzer, J. Save Me, Kurt Cobain (2016). New York, New York: Delacorte Press; Random House Kids.


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